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Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Turkson’s Resignation as Head of Vatican’s Social Development Office

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in London, England, on March 14, 2011.

The Holy See press office said on Dec. 23 that the dicastery’s leaders had left their mandates in the Pope’s hands following the end of their five-year terms, which began when the dicastery was created in 2016.