Tag: Cardinal Peter Turkson

All economic activity has moral dimension, doctrinal congregation says

All economic activity has moral dimension, doctrinal congregation says

Financial and economic decisions — everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence — are ethical decisions that can be virtuous or sinful, a new Vatican document said.

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Black Catholics at congress urged to ‘listen, learn, think, act and pray’

Black Catholics at congress urged to ‘listen, learn, think, act and pray’

| July 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than 2,000 converged on Orlando July 6-9 for the 12th National Black Catholic Congress where speakers — clergy, lay and religious — addressed a variety of topics and concerns facing black communities and families, while urging those present to take an active, enthusiastic role in living out the Gospel as just disciples of Christ.

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Encyclical on ecology due out ‘early next year’

Encyclical on ecology due out ‘early next year’

| Joe Towalski for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on ecology will address a wide range of issues related to the environment, including how they impact the world’s poor and marginalized, said the chief of staff to Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is advising the pope in its drafting.

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News Notes – October 9, 2014

News Notes – October 9, 2014

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Vatican official to bring message of faith-based ecology
– Catholic Community Foundation grants help Catholic schools
– Twin Cities social worker receives national award
– Archdiocese launches social media to better connect Catholics

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