Faith, Food & the Environment


Public Lecture with Cardinal Peter Turkson

Date & Time:

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM



Free and open to the public.


OEC Auditorium

For More Information

Event Update 11.4.14:

The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace has regrettably informed us that His Eminence Peter Cardinal Turkson will be unable to attend the Faith, Food & the Environment Symposium in person. The cardinal has been called upon by Pope Francis to strengthen the Vatican's response to the growing needs of the local church in his native West Africa in the face of the escalating Ebola crisis. 

Father Michael Czerny, the Chief of Staff to the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, will attend the symposium as an official representative of Cardinal Turkson and the council. He will deliver the cardinal’s prepared remarks on "Faith and the Call for a Human Ecology." The symposium itself—and the broader Vocation of the Agricultural Leader initiative—will continue to move forward with the close collaboration of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. All symposiums events will proceed as scheduled.

Visit the Faith, Food & the Environment website at:

Or contact Beth Hyser with Catholic Rural Life at:, (651) 962-5955.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.