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Latest stories: Cardinal Peter Turkson

Pope Francis visits the Bambino Gesu di Palidoro hospital outside Rome, Jan. 5, 2018. Credit: Vatican Media. /

Pope Francis Prays for Children Suffering from Rare Diseases

Pope Francis prayed Sunday for children suffering from rare diseases that they may feel “the caress of God’s love and tenderness.”

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in London, England, on March 14, 2011. Credit: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk. /

Vatican Cardinal Speaks out against Social Stigma for Leprosy Patients

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.

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA /

Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal Promotes Rural Tourism as Sector Projected to Lose Income

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.”

Cardinal PeterTurkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, at a Vatican press conference July 7, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. /

Peace Threatened as Health and Economic Crises Continue: Vatican-Based Ghanaian Cardinal

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.

Cardinal Peter Turkson. Credit: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk /

Ghanaian Cardinal Urges Forgiveness, Justice in Response to George Floyd’s Killing

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.

Cardinal Peter Turkson visits Agostino Gemelli University Policlinic in Rome. Copyright: Vatican Media /

Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal Brings Rosaries to Rome Hospital with COVID-19 Patients

Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Rome’s largest hospital on Friday, encouraging staff and handing out rosaries blessed by Pope Francis.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Credit: Lee Ferris/Mount Saint Mary's College. /

'Prayer is our strength': Cardinal Turkson's Message During Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA /

Cardinal Turkson Says Ordination of Married Men May be Subject of Further Study 

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.