Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye of Kumasi, Ghana is the newly elected President of Caritas Africa. In this interview, he shares his vision of a Church for the poor in Africa.
Cardinal Turkson spoke about some of the most far-reaching changes facing the world today, looking at trends in climate change and its huge effect on human development, especially the poor who suffer the most from the consequences of climate change.
“We must keep the poor at the centre of our work as Caritas,” said outgoing Caritas president Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga at a press conference in Rome that opened the Catholic humanitarian network’s 20th General Assembly.
Caritas Nigeria has joined campaigners around the world to call for the rescue of 230 school girls abducted by terrorists in the north of the country in April.