Primary File Info
Michael J. Stellern, Thomas Curran
June 1, 2018
Europe, North America
Ethics & Social Justice
refugees, Migrant, Cardinal Turkson, refugees migrant, Cardinal Turkson, ethics, religious leaders
GJCS / SCR
In this decision case, students are asked to grasp the magnitude and scope of the global refugee crisis. Pope Francis has identified the crisis as the worst crisis facing humanity since WWII. The case explores the morality of the issue and how religious leaders can impact results. In January 2017, Cardinal Turkson assumed leadership of a dicastery which addresses the refugee challenge and explores solutions to the challenge. This case study considers how Catholic Social Teaching recommends that the issue be addressed.