Cardinal Turkson

Thumbnail drought land credit galyna andrushko via wwwshutterstockcom cna Access to water is a basic human right, concerns 'the common good'

Vatican City, Feb 24, 2017 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican seminar on water held this week highlighted the complex challenges faced around...

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Thumbnail sailor credit oc ritz shutterstock cna Are you grateful for the work of sailors? You should be, the Vatican says

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2017 / 10:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, the Catholic Church held a special day to remember the hard work and challenges...

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Thumbnail world meeting of popular movements modesto At a world meeting of popular movements

I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican. It is the United States regional meeting of the...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson with a copy of laudato si at a press conference in paul vi hall on june 18 2015 credit   losservatore romano cna 6 18 15 At next world's fair, Vatican to promote 'energy for the common good'

Vatican City, Nov 16, 2016 / 11:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the next international exposition, to be held in Kazakhstan during the summer  of...

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Orlando, Fla., Jul 14, 2017 / 02:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 2,000 participants from across the country gathered in Orlando, Fla. last week...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson credit mazur wwwthepapalvisitorguk cna us catholic news 1 4 13 Cardinal encourages business schools to form principled leaders

Cardinal Peter Turkson has encouraged business school faculty to teach their students about the Church's social teaching and to form them in...

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Rome, Italy, Mar 16, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This week Cardinal George Pell sat down with some 20 students from Harvard visiting Rome,...

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Vatican City, Jun 26, 2017 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's top personality on social justice issues has voiced his concern for the...

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Washington D.C., Jun 2, 2017 / 11:02 am (CNA).- Vatican experts on human development and social issues challenged Catholics around the world this...

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Thumbnail smokestack emissions credit artem oleshko shutterstock cna Catholic leaders dismayed by Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Washington D.C., Jun 1, 2017 / 03:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic leaders around the world expressed disappointment as President Donald Trump...

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Thumbnail nbcc   2017 Connected: National Black Catholic Congress unites members to evangelize

Following a series of fortuitous events (facilitated, she is quite sure, by the Holy Spirit), Dione Grillo found herself surrounded by more fellow...

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Vatican City, Nov 5, 2016 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, wide-ranging speech to members of international NGOs, Pope Francis offered a...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson at a briefing on the world day of prayer for the care of creation sept 1 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna Have the right lessons been learned from the financial crisis?

Rome, Italy, Sep 22, 2016 / 12:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has announced in their 2016 report...

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Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 11:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis, in a foreword to a work by Cardinal Peter Turkson, has said corruption...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson credit mazur wwwthepapalvisitorguk cna us catholic news 1 4 13 1 Pontifical council considers energy’s relation to justice, peace

The Vatican body concerned with justice and peace presented a book Friday which considers their connection with energy, and how energy can both...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson Pope encourages popular movements to help stop dehumanization

MODESTO — Pope Francis gave strong words of encouragement to the more than 600 members of grassroots organizations gathered for the U.S. Regional...

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Stockton, Calif., Feb 17, 2017 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Friday sent a message of encouragement to the hundreds of religious and...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica front view credit pramio garson shutterstock cna Vatican justice branch sets anti-corruption goals for 2018

After hosting a discussion earlier this summer, the Vatican office for justice has outlined several goals and action points in their plan to fight...

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