Mar 06, 2014 Cardinal Turkson defends religious liberty
Peter Turkson on Tuesday highlighted the importance of religious freedom saying "It is important to preserve and defend religious freedom because it concerns “each person's freedom to live according to their own deeper understanding of the truth.”
Nov 30, 2013 Ghanaian cardinal seeks dialogue on hunger
As debate over biotechnology swirled about him, Roman Catholic Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, went to the recent Borlaug Dialogue at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, seeking just that—dialogue.
Sept 27, 2013 'Positivas las palabras del nuevo presidente de Irán'
El cardenal Peter Turkson presidente del Pontificio Consejo Justicia y Paz ha afirmado que desde la elección del nuevo presidente de Irán, Hasán Roaní, se esperaba un nuevo tipo de primavera, a pesar de que el número uno del país islámico haya reiterado el derecho de de seguir adelante con el programa nuclear con fines pacíficos.
Feb 23, 2013 Ex-Putzmann könnte erster schwarzer Papst werden
Kardinal Peter Turkson aus Ghana gilt bei Buchmachern als Topfavorit auf die Nachfolge von Papst Benedikt XVI. Er machte aber Negativschlagzeilen mit einem populistischen antiislamischen Film.
Jan 10, 2011 Vatican cites biotech crops’ downside
VATICAN CITY — A Vatican cardinal backed off the Holy See’s perceived approval of biotech crops yesterday, saying farmers in the developing world should not be dependent on foreign multinationals for their seeds.
Nov 06, 2009 The rising star of justice and peace
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana is to be the new president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. He is an accomplished scholar but also a prelate with a popular touch, and his appointment to the Curia confirms that he is in the ascendant
Nov 01, 2009 Is the world ready for a black pope?
Is the world ready for a black pope? Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana had the question put to him recently and, first citing the encouraging examples of Barack Obama's election, and that of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, replied: "Why not?... if God would wish to see a black man also as pope, thanks be to God!"
Oct 25, 2009 Out of Africa
Ending the better part of a year's worth of speculation, the Pope finally went public with the Vatican's worst-kept secret this morning, naming Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Aug 03, 2009 Ghana in the Wind?
Against the backdrop of Pope's first African trip in March, the release of B16's social encyclical and a Synod for the continent coming this fall, the Vatican PR shop might've taken to presenting 2009 as a "Year of Africa" for the church.
Oct 31, 2007 Cardinal Says Church Mission is One, With Many Faces
As the Catholic Church celebrated World Mission Sunday, Cardinal Peter Turkson, archbishop of Cape Coast, explained that evangelisation - and not simply socio-economic development - is the Church's primary objective.
Jan 02, 2007 "All must work towards national peace"- Bishop
The Bishop of the Cape Coast Diocese of the Methodist Church, Right Reverend Isaac Quansah, on Sunday charged all Ghanaians to bury their individual and political differences and work towards national unity to facilitate the socio-economic development of the nation next year.
Mar 04, 2006 Cardinal Turkson calls for national IDs
The Archbishop of Cape Coast, Peter Cardinal Appiah Turkson, on Friday called on the government to fulfill its promise to provide all Ghanaian citizens with identity cards and to tackle it as one of its major projects in the coming year.
Dec 04, 2005 Hands Off Dagbon — Cardinal Turkson
The Cardinal,Peter Appiah Turkson,has cautioned political leadership in the country against interfering in traditional matters particularly the Dagbon chietaincy problem.
Oct 24, 2005 African Cardinal Views the Vocation Shortage
A Ghanaian cardinal expressed his willingness to share priests with countries suffering from a shortage of vocations, as an act of thanksgiving for the missionaries who evangelized his lands.
Oct 24, 2005 Il Cardinale Turkson sulla scarsità di vocazioni
Un Cardinale del Ghana si è mostrato pronto a condividere sacerdoti con i Paesi in cui le vocazioni sono scarse ed ha affermato che è un atto di “reciprocità” per rendere grazie dell’opera dei missionari che a suo tempo hanno evangelizzato la sua terra.
Aug 21, 2005 Hundreds attend Cardinal Turkson's father's funeral
The mortal remains of Mr Pius Kobina Maafo Turkson, father of His Eminence, Peter Cardinal Appiah Turkson, were laid to rest on Saturday at Nyanfeku Ekroful Catholic cemetery after a burial mass at the St Francis De Sale Catholic Cathedral at Cape Coast. Mr Turkson, 90, died on April 24, after a protracted illness.
May 31, 2005 African Catholics have numbers, but faith must mature
While the Catholic Church in Africa is experiencing rapid growth and large numbers of religious vocations, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Cape Coast, Ghana, said he worries about the nature of the growth.
Apr 17, 2005 One of Africa's most energetic Church leaders
The Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, the 55-year-old Archbishop of Cape Coast, is one of Africa's most energetic Church leaders, a rising star who has been brought into the College at a tender age.