The Catholic Diocese of Wa in Ghana has expressed “sorrow and pain” following the passing on of the Diocesan administrator, Fr. Edward Tengan.
Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr has been remembered as a good and wise pastor who served the people of God “with the meekness and serenity of the saints”.
The funeral of the late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who served as the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of Wa in Ghana until his death on November 27 has been planned for next month after his body will have been flown from Rome.
Members of the College of Consultors of the Catholic Diocese of Wa in Ghana have elected a Diocesan Administrator to govern the Episcopal See “ad interim” following the death of the Local Ordinary, Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have paid glowing tribute to Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who passed on in Rome on November 27.
Pope Francis has eulogized the late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who died on Sunday, November 27 as a “faithful witness to the gospel”.
The desire of Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, who served as President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) before his death on Sunday, November 27, was to fire up the work of the common forum of Catholic Bishops on the continent, the Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria has said.
Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, one of the Catholic Church leaders elevated to Cardinal during the August 27 Consistory, has died.
The recently elevated Cardinal from Ghana who has been in hospital in Roma after undergoing a heart surgery in September has been discharged.
Pope Francis has appointed the recently created African Cardinals to two Vatican Dicasteries, one as member to the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life and the other to the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity.
The new Ghanaian Cardinal who is expected to undergo heart surgery in Rome has expressed gratitude to the people of God praying for his “complete and full recovery”.
Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, the new Ghanaian Cardinal who missed the August 27 Consistory due to a heart complication is “doing well and in high spirits”, the Director of Communications of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC) has told ACI Africa.
Pope Francis has appealed for prayers for Ghanaian Cardinal, Richard Kuuia Baawobr who missed the August 27 Consistory due to what the Holy Father termed "a heart problem".