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  • Presentation of Pope Francis' Message of Day of Prayer for Creation

    09/01/2016 7:15:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Vatican Radio ^ | September 1, 2016 | Vatican Radio
    The Message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Prayer for Creation was presented on Thursday at a Press Conference in the Holy See Press Office. Presentations were given by the President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson; the Secretary for the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Bishop Brian Farrell; and the author of the book The Guardian of Mercy, Terence Ward. The full text of the prepared remarks are below Press Conference / Conferenza Stampa, 1.09.2016 Presentation of the Message of Pope Francis, “Show Mercy to our Common Home” for the celebration...
  • Pro-Homosexual Father Timothy Radcliffe Featured Speaker at 51st International Eucharist Congress

    01/13/2016 6:12:12 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | January 13, 2016 | John Vennari
    Pro-homosexual Father Timothy Racliffe is a featured speaker at to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines, that spans from January 20 through 31.* Other questionable clerics and prelates speaking at the conference include: • Father Thomas “There must be an end of exclusionary language” Rosica; • Father Piero “protégé of Annibale Bugnini” Marini; • Cardinal Peter “Climate Change” Turkson; • Cardinal Oswald Gracias, on record saying publicly to homosexuals “the Church embraces you, wants you, and the Church needs you.” • Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who applauded the “coming out” of homosexual football player Michael Sam, saying, “Bravo! …...
  • Cardinal......Blames Gay Priests for Abuse Scandals Facing Catholic Church [Turkson]

    02/22/2013 11:03:35 AM PST · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 2/19/13 | Simon Caldwell
    Cardinal Peter Turkson made the comments to an American journalist He said similar sex scandals would not happen in African churches Cardinal Turkson is second favourite to take over as PopeThe African cardinal widely tipped to be the first black pope in modern history faced a firestorm of criticism last night after he laid the blame for clerical sex abuse crises at the feet of gay priests. Cardinal Peter Turkson, who comes from Ghana, told an American journalist that similar sex scandals would never convulse churches in Africa because the culture was inimical to homosexuality. ‘African traditional systems kind of...
  • Top candidate to be next Pope has ties to creation of global economic system

    02/13/2013 8:43:02 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 75 replies
    Examiner ^ | 11 Feb 13 | Kenneth Schortgen Jr
    On Feb. 10, the world was shocked to hear that Pope Benedict would step down from his Papal office on Feb. 28, and become the first leader of the Catholic church to resign from office in over 500 years. However, speculation for his replacement is already under way, and the front runner to become the next Pope has strong ties to the creation of a global economic system, as well as being a prime candidate to an ancient Catholic prophecy suggesting he would help lead the world into a new order. “The front runner to be the next pope...
  • Peter Turkson Reveals Vision For The Church And "Alternative Lifestyles"

    02/13/2013 3:42:57 AM PST · by Biggirl · 1 replies ^ | February 13, 2013 | Malcolm Moore
    Cardinal Peter Turkson, a 64-year-old Ghanaian prelate, is the bookmaker's early favourite to succeed Pope Benedict XVI. He told The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that his biggest challenge, should he be elected, would be to maintain an orthodox Catholic doctrine while "at the same time knowing how to apply it so that you do not become irrelevant in a world that has continuous changes".
  • Ghana’s Cardinal Turkson gets closer to becoming first black pope

    10/25/2009 8:23:17 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 28 replies · 1,682+ views
    Ghana Business News ^ | 10-24-09 | Emmanuel K. Dogbevi
    Ghana’s first Catholic Cardinal, Peter Appiah Turkson is closer to becoming the first black pope ever of the Catholic Church. Saturday October 24, 2009, Pope Benedict appointed Cardinal Turkson to head the Vatican’s justice and peace office. This position is a high-profile one that cements his reputation as a possible future candidate for the papal office, according to the Associated Press. The justice and peace office is responsible for promoting the church’s social teachings on justice issues, such as war, the death penalty and human rights. Turkson told reporters three weeks ago there was no reason there couldn’t be a...