Ghana’s Cardinal Peter Turkson, who was to become Africa’s first pope in nearly 1,500 years, has filed a request to resign from one of his organs. Vatican, according to people interviewed by the Reuters agency, the Department of Holistic Human Development, and who did not wish to be identified.
Pope Francisco He often listens to what Turkson has to say on issues like climate change and social justice.
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He is the only African to head the department of Vatican,
The Pope has yet to decide whether to accept the resignation.
The Department of Integral Human Development was formed in 2016 to bring together four separate bodies dealing with issues such as peace, justice, migration and charity.
According to one of the people from whom Reuters heard, Turkson was tired of internal disputes at the agency.
Another source says Turkson himself is hoping to provide more details after the pope’s decision.
If he really leaves, Vatican Now they will not have any African in charge of any department.
Earlier this year, Decastery was evaluated under the leadership of Cardinal Blaise Cupich of Chicago. The evaluation was done at the request of the Pope.
The church had several popes whose origins originated in North Africa early in its history – the last of them being a pope in the 5th century.
Turkson can become Pope, even if he leaves the Decatur.
The resignation request was initially reported by an Italian conservative blog, Messenlatino.it.