Tag: Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Shameful that need for clean water is not a priority, says cardinal

Shameful that need for clean water is not a priority, says cardinal

| Carol Glatz | August 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

Allowing people to drink unsafe water or have no access to dependable, clean sources of water is shameful, Cardinal Peter Turkson told religious leaders.

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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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Symposium speaker examines ‘vocation to agriculture’

Symposium speaker examines ‘vocation to agriculture’

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catholics, and not just farmers, should consider “the meaning of a vocation to agriculture,” said the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

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