Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, responds to our final question and discusses how consumerism blocks the way to living an authentically free life. His past responses can be viewed here.
Here is a second video from our interview with Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, where he discusses the importance of empowering women and girls in efforts to increase justice and build peace. He focuses on the need to ensure that women and girls are able to reach their full potential as persons, including their capacities to contribute to the common good.
Philip de Mahy, my colleague at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholics Studies, and I had the opportunity to interview Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, during his recent trip to Washington DC. Here Cardinal Turkson responds to the question of what young people in the United States can do to advance the cause of justice in the world and help to build real, durable peace. Cardinal Turkson emphasizes the need to educate others on Catholic Social Teaching, the Church’s hidden treasure.