Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Peter Turkston’

Helping poor and jobless is not socialism

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Helping poor and jobless people is one of the ways the Catholic Church is planning to help resolve the post-pandemic fallout, Vatican official Father Augusto Zampini says. Helping these people is not a form of socialism, it’s Church teaching. Zampini says the Church’s advocacy for the poor has resulted in some people accusing it of Read more

Church must exit abuse scandals or suffocate

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

If the Church doesn’t “find a way of exiting” the negativity of the abuse scandals, it “will suffocate us”, says Cardinal Peter Turkson. Turkson is the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development at the Vatican. In his keynote address last week to the Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious Read more

Slavery, profits and technology titans

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Global “titans of technology” are forcing workers into a form of slavery, says Britain’s trade union leader Frances O’Grady. Speaking to a two-day summit of Catholic and labour movement leaders at the Vatican last Friday, O’Grady said the world needs a new figure like Cardinal Manning. (Manning was influential in setting the modern-day Catholic Church Read more