Saint Mary's College hosts the 2018 McMahon Aquinas Lecture, "The Poor, the Vulnerable, and the Common Good" by Cardinal Peter Turkson on September 11, 2018. The event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson is Prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. During his years in the Roman Curia, he has also served as President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and been a member of the Congregation for Catholic Education, the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, the Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses, and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Cardinal Turkson was born in western Ghana, and begain his episcopal career as Archbishop of Cape Coast.
For more information, visit https://www.saintmarys.edu/academics/departments/philosophy/mcmahon-aquinas-chair/lecture