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Cardinal Turkson sees Greta Thunberg as model for Catholic social teaching

December 13, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Peter Turkson, the prefect of the dicastery for Integral Human Development, praised Greta Thunberg as “a great witness to what the Church teaches on the care of the environment and the care of the person.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Dec. 13, 2019 11:50 PM ET USA

    "Model" for Catholic social teaching? Like China? From the cited article: "Asked whether she was a model of the 'ecological conversion' Francis calls for in the message, Turkson said that 'model' was not the right word."