Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Turkson’

Sea Sunday: Pope Francis’ tweet and Cardinal Turkson’s message

Monday, July 10th, 2017

“I entrust sailors, fishermen, and all those in difficulty on the seas faraway from home, to the motherly protection of Mary, Star of the Sea, says Pope François in a “Tweet” posted on his account @Pontifex_en, this Sunday July 9, 2017, Sea Sunday. On this occasion, the Vatican published a Message of the Dicastery for Read more

Cardinal says just war theory encyclical a possibility

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace has said that a papal encyclical addressing the question of just war theory is possible. Cardinal Peter Turkson said proposals to drop the concept of just war were “legitimate”. He called for a “broad and deeply felt” debate on the question of just war theory. Read more

Prelate says natural birth control can ease climate impact

Friday, December 11th, 2015

A cardinal has said natural birth control could “offer a solution” to the impacts of climate change, particularly the lack of food in a warmer world. Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana told the BBC the Church has never been against natural family planning. During the Pope’s trip back from the Philippines, the Pontiff invited people Read more

Vatican invites Naomi Klein to front climate conference

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The Vatican has invited social activist Naomi Klein to help lead a high level conference on the environment later this week. Ms Klein, who campaigns for an overhaul of the global financial system to tackle climate change, will take centre stage at the conference alongside Cardinal Peter Turkson. The cardinal is president of the Pontifical Read more

Cardinal criticises Uganda’s anti-gay law

Friday, March 7th, 2014

A Vatican cardinal has criticised Uganda’s anti-gay law and called for the repeal of its severe penalties. Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, said on March 4 that “homosexuals are not criminals” and shouldn’t be sentenced for up to life in prison. Continue reading