“We call on Christian parents who are the first teachers of their children to seek to form their own consciences properly and help form the consciences of their children,” he said, and added, “Let them learn to look upon life in the light of eternity and continually strive to make a well-formed conscience.”
Archbishop Naameh continued to appeal, reaching out to the young people in Ghana, “Let us be reminded that the future of this country depends to a large extent on the youth. Let all and sundry become protagonists in the effort to help them form their consciences properly.”
Meanwhile, in his message for the members of GCBC, the representative of the Holy Father in Ghana described the theme of the Plenary Assembly as apt as it brings to the fore a reflection of the apostolic Letter Aperuit Illis instituting Sunday of the Word of God on September 30, 2019.
“I appreciate the aptness of the theme chosen by the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference for this Plenary Assembly, focusing on the Word of God which is indeed the goal of Pope Francis,” Archbishop Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński, making reference to the Plenary theme, “The Word of God: Christian Formation for Transformation in Ghana.”
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Asserting that the Word of God is a salvation story, which cannot be ignored by Christians, the Polish-born Prelate who was appointed the Apostolic Nuncio in Ghana in May called on Catholics in the West African nation to endeavor to abreast themselves with the Word of God which gives life to humanity.
The 10-day 2020 Plenary Assembly of GCBC members that started November 3 with a Retreat is expected to end on November 13 with a collective statement highlighting issues of national interest.