Vatican-led meeting in Modesto tackles walls and social justice

by Patty Guerra, February 16, 2017 (The Modesto Bee)

A four-day global social justice meeting in Modesto got off to a rousing start Thursday night, with a cardinal from the Vatican exhorting attendees to be agents of change when it’s never been needed it more.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Vatican’s department for Integral Human Development, gave the keynote address for the World Meeting of Popular Movements, which has bought roughly 600 people from various faiths and secular organizations to the campus of Central Catholic High School through Sunday.

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