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Cardinal Turkson: Marijuana debate ignores ethical questions

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. In a June 26 letter on the occasion of the U.N. International Day against Abuse and Illicit Trafficking of Drugs, Cardinal Peter

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In book foreword, Pope Francis calls corruption a ‘cancer’

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. “We must all work together, Christians, non-Christians, people of all faiths and non-believers, to combat this form of blasphemy,

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Cardinal Turkson elaborates on Birth-Control in relations to Climate change

The Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson following the COP21 UN Climate Change meeting in Paris have pointed out that “birth control” would necessarily bring about a positive resolution to the impact of climate change. Cardinal Turkson, who, as president of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, said this in defense and implementation of the pope’s environment encyclical

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