Can We Talk?

Papal advisor Cardinal Peter Turkson, one of the most influential Vatican authorities on the content of Laudato Si, addresses the Mission Campus.

In June, Pope Francis released the encyclical Laudato Si (“Praise Be”) about the environment, poverty, and the global challenge of climate change.

In November, the University hosted one of the most influential Vatican authorities on the content of Laudato Si, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana.

The president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Turkson gave the keynote address at the start of a two-day conference, Our Future on a Shared Planet: Silicon Valley in Conversation with the Environmental Teachings of Pope Francis.

He talked about the great ethical challenge of climate change and how the pope’s encyclical can make a difference in environmental discussions. Have a listen:

post-image Cardinal Peter Turkson. View full image. Photo by AFP/Getty Images
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