A Ghanaian Catholic Priest ministering in the Diocese of DesMoines in the U.S. has been honored “for his efforts, care, and devotion to the residents” of Hamburg, Iowa State during the 2019 floods.
The Blessed Sacrament Parish in Ghana’s Catholic Archdiocese of Accra has launched its first ever trade show exhibition to address the issue of unemployment among the youth.
Ahead of the beginning of the Lenten Season, the leadership of Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has issued fresh COVID-19 measures to guide liturgical celebrations.
The new representative of the Holy Father in Ghana has, on the occasion of the first public Mass that was held on Thursday, October 15 to officially welcome him, thanked the people of God in the West African country for the “great hospitality” accorded him.
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. John Baptist Attakruh as the new Apostolic Administrator of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese that has been under the leadership of Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie, the Local Ordinary of Accra.
At Welfare Empowerment Mobility (WEM) located in Ghana’s Archdiocese of Accra, young people from impoverished backgrounds who spent years of their childhood on the streets in the West African nation, toiling to make a living away from school, have found a new home.
The Catholic Archbishop of Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has urged caution after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among students and a staff at a non-denominational day and boarding secondary school for girls in the country’s capital, Accra.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has seen a major plunge in blood reserves in many African countries with the numbers of donors decreasing by the day, a situation that has led a Catholic Bishop in Ghana to appeal to individuals to make blood donation part of their lifestyle.
Two Catholic women groups in the West African nation of Ghana have, in separate ceremonies, donated to the National solidarity fund to help in the fight against COVID-19, responding to the appeal made by their Bishops in March.
A call to make the most vulnerable members of the society a priority especially during COVID-19 was the key message at the Chrism Mass celebration, which Ghana’s Archdiocese of Accra had postponed owing to the restrictions of the pandemic in the West African country.
Different Catholic Groups in Ghana have heeded to the appeal by the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) for financial assistance in its nine-month National Emergency Response Plan to combat COVID-19 by donating towards the purchase of hospital equipment and food for the needy in the West African country.
Ghanaians will, on Wednesday, March 25, observe a National Day of Prayer and fasting, seeking God’s intervention over COVID-19 following a directive from Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo after the country announced on Saturday, March 21 that the number of people infected with the disease had reached 21.
As the world struggles to contain the spread of COVID-19 with at least 34 countries in Africa declaring cases of the disease, the President of the West African nation of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has convened a breakfast prayer meeting with all Religious Leaders in the country to seek God’s intervention.
As the universal Church prepares to mark the 28th World Day of the Sick on February 11, the Catholic Health Professionals Guild in Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has outlined a series of activities to commemorate the day, geared towards the promotion of human dignity and life.
Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese is set to host a number of secular and religious leaders in the country Wednesday, December 11 to discuss issues of common concern to the West African nation at an event dubbed “Conversations in the Cathedral” to be graced by the country’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.