Turkson, Peter Kodwo Appiah
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: St. Liborius
Native Country: Ghana
Appointed by: John Paul II on 21 October 2003
Ecclesiastical Office:  President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 11 October 2028

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson was born on October 11, 1948, in Ghana. While he was still working on his doctorate degree at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Pope John Paul II named him archbishop of Cape Coast. Four years after this, he was elected president of the Ghana bishops' conference. In Ghana, Cardinal Turkson serves as Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana. He is a member of the university council of the University of Ghana, Legon, a member of the National Sustainable Development Council of the Ministry of Environment, and a member of the board of trustees of the Komend-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Educational Fund. On October 21, 2003, he was created a cardinal priest. His titular church is St. Liborius. On 24 October 2009, he was appointed President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.