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Cardinal Peter Turkson - Latest News

Feb 28, 2021 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed Sunday for children suffering from rare diseases that they may feel “the caress of God’s love and tenderness.”
Feb 1, 2021 - 08:30 am .- People with leprosy suffer not only from physical disease but also from harmful social stigmas which can lead to mental illness, Cardinal Peter Turkson said on Sunday.
Jan 29, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Cardinal Peter Turkson told a virtual summit organized by the World Economic Forum on Thursday that the human person must be at the center of efforts to counter the coronavirus pandemic.
Sep 28, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Apostleship of the Sea, a Catholic charity helping seafarers worldwide, will now be known as Stella Maris.
Aug 7, 2020 - 09:30 am .- As the global economy braces to lose billions in international tourism in 2020 due to coronavirus travel restrictions, a Cardinal Turkson is encouraging travelers to explore “hidden places.”
Jul 12, 2020 - 06:30 am .- A Vatican cardinal urged Catholics Sunday to exercise a “preferential option for the poor” for seafarers serving on the front line of the coronavirus crisis. 
Jul 7, 2020 - 07:40 am .- A Vatican cardinal has said that the world is facing a “tsunami” of humanitarian crises caused by the coronavirus emergency, conflict, and decreased security around the globe.
Jun 15, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson delivered face masks and care packages over the weekend to Romani families in need on the outskirts of Rome on behalf of Pope Francis.
Jun 5, 2020 - 03:08 pm .- A Vatican cardinal intervened in an online discussion of racism on Friday to warn that a lack of welcome in U.S. churches is driving young African Catholics away from the Church.
Jun 3, 2020 - 08:10 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson on Wednesday decried the existence of racism around the world, urging people to seek justice and fraternity, and to forgive those who have hurt them or others.
May 29, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The head of the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development said that integral ecology is an is “ecology of nature, ecology of the human person, ecology of society, ecology of peace.”
Apr 3, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Rome’s largest hospital on Friday, encouraging staff and handing out rosaries blessed by Pope Francis.
Mar 11, 2020 - 11:19 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson sent a message Wednesday encouraging Catholics to see the sacrifices required to slow the spread of coronavirus as a chance to deepen their relationships with God and their neighbors.
Oct 22, 2019 - 09:05 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson said Monday that the ordination of married men will likely be the subject of further study for the universal Church after the Amazon synod. 
Jul 15, 2019 - 11:49 am .- The prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development urged prayers Sunday for seafarers, fishermen, and maritime workers, by whose work some 90% of the world's goods are transported.
Apr 2, 2018 - 09:52 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson issued a message for World Autism Awareness Day urging faith communities to have meaningful encounters with those who have autism and with their families, in opposition to a culture of exclusion.
Jun 26, 2017 - 04:34 pm .- The Vatican's top personality on social justice issues has voiced his concern for the increased demand for drugs, including recreational marijuana, saying debate on the plant's usage doesn't take ethical concerns into account.
Jun 15, 2017 - 11:02 am .- Pope Francis, in a foreword to a work by Cardinal Peter Turkson, has said corruption infects the world like a cancer, and the Church must combat it by working together with society, infusing it with mercy.
Apr 4, 2017 - 11:41 am .- On Tuesday Pope Francis spoke about what an ‘integral human development’ looks like, saying that development must include the whole person, both physically and spiritually.