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Late Richard Cardinal Baawobr of Wa Diocese in Ghana). Credit: Wa Diocese

Funeral of Late Ghanaian Cardinal Planned for Next Month after Arrival of Body from Rome

Dec 7, 2022

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.

St. Andrew's Cathedral of Wa Diocese. Credit: Wa Diocese

Consultors of Wa Diocese in Ghana Elect Diocesan Administrator after Death of Cardinal

Dec 5, 2022

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.

ishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu of the Catholic Diocese of Konongo-Mampong in Ghana. Credit: Radio Angelus

Catholic Bishop in Ghana Faults Lawmaker’s Remarks on Freemasonry

Dec 4, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Ghana has faulted the Member of Parliament (MP) of Effutu Constituency in the West African nation for saying that Catholics are free to join the freemason society. 

Members of the Ghana Conference of Catholic Bishops (GCBC). Credit: GCBC

Bishops in Ghana Concerned about “dwindling population of Catholics” in the Country

Dec 1, 2022

Bishops in Ghana have expressed concern about the “dwindling number of Catholics” in the West African nation.

Late Richard Cardinal Baawobr of Wa Diocese in Ghana). Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishops in Africa Eulogize Cardinal Who Served “with dedication, generosity”

Nov 30, 2022

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 greets late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr in Rome. Credit: Vatican Media

“Faithful witness, wise, gentle pastor”: Holy Father Pays Tribute to Late African Cardinal

Nov 29, 2022

Pope Francis has eulogized the late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who died on Sunday, November 27 as a “faithful witness to the gospel”.

Late Richard Cardinal Baawobr of Wa Diocese in Ghana). Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishop Mourns African Cardinal Who Desired to Revive Symposium of Bishops

Nov 28, 2022

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.

Late Richard Cardinal Baawobr of Wa Diocese in Ghana). Credit: SECAM

Recently Elevated African Cardinal Dies Days after Leaving Hospital in Rome

Nov 27, 2022

Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, one of the Catholic Church leaders elevated to Cardinal during the August 27 Consistory, has died.

Bishop Gabriel Akwasi Abiabo Mante of Ghana's Jasikan Diocese. Credit: St. John of God Society Ghana/Facebook

Take “uncompromising stance” against Iron Ore Mining in Ghana: Catholic Bishop to Chiefs

Nov 26, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Jasikan in Ghana has called upon traditional leaders in Oti and Volta regions to take “a determined and uncompromising stance” demonstrating their opposition to the mining of iron ore and other minerals “yet to be discovered”.

Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr of Ghana's Wa Diocese. Credit: SECAM

Ghanaian Cardinal Discharged from Hospital in Rome, Thankful for Spiritual Solidarity

Nov 23, 2022

The recently elevated Cardinal from Ghana who has been in hospital in Roma after undergoing a heart surgery in September has been discharged.

Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians Facilitating School Attendance for Vulnerable Children at Ghanaian Centre

Nov 23, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ghana are providing psychological support to at-risk children to help foster their school attendance.

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) at their annual Plenary Assembly. Credit: GCBC

Issues of Concern Catholic Bishops in Ghana Want Addressed for Country’s Progress

Nov 13, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have outlined various issues affecting the West African nation, which they want addressed to realize some progress in the country. 

Don Bosco Child Protection & Youth Empowerment Projects in Ghana. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in Ghana Helping Youth “recover” from Street Life, Strive for "brighter future"

Nov 12, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are helping young people who previously lived on the streets “recover” from this challenging lifestyle, equipping them with means “for a brighter future”. 

Archbishop Philip Naameh during the start of the Plenary Assembly of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) on 7 November 2022. Credit: GCBC

Catholic Archbishop in Ghana Laments Indifference “towards the Gospel of Christ”

Nov 9, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Ghana has expressed concern about the tendency on the part of the people of God in the West African nation to detach from “the Gospel of Christ”.

Logo Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI). Credit: AJI

Jesuit Entity in Ghana Calls on Bishops to Examine “current realities” at Plenary Assembly

Nov 4, 2022

The leadership of the Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), a Ghana-based social justice centre of the Jesuit North-West Africa Province, is calling upon Catholic Bishops in Ghana consider examining the “current realities” in the West African nation during their Plenary Assembly. 

Credit: Caritas Ghana

Caritas Africa Calls on Global Finance Leaders to Address Debt Crisis ahead of G20 Summit

Oct 9, 2022

The humanitarian and development arm of the Catholic Church in Africa, Caritas Africa, is calling on global finance leaders preparing for the November G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, to work towards resolving what they refer to as “crushing burdens of unpayable debts” especially in developing countries.

Archbishop Philip Naameh of Ghana's Tamale Archdiocese. Credit Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Urge Nations in Africa to “address poverty, rising inequalities”

Oct 7, 2022

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have urged to African governments to address the rising poverty levels and discrimination in the distribution of state resources to avoid insurgency. 

David Boanuh, a Ghanaian filmmaker, winner of the 9th edition of the prestigious International Award, “Communicating Africa” contest, that Harambee Africa International (HAI), a Rome-based development agency launched. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Ghanaian Filmmaker Wins Prestigious Catholic Entity’s Contest for Storytellers

Sep 27, 2022

David Boanuh, a Ghanaian filmmaker is the winner of the 9th edition of the prestigious International Award, “Communicating Africa” contest, that Harambee Africa International (HAI), a Rome-based development agency, had launched.

Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr of Ghana's Wa Diocese. Credit: SECAM

African Cardinal Hospitalized in Rome Thankful for Prayers for “complete, full recovery”

Sep 2, 2022

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, speaking at the opening ceremony of the 19th Plenary Assembly of SECAM in Accra, Ghana. Credit: ACI Africa

African Cardinal Absent at Consistory “doing well, in high spirits”: Catholic Priest

Aug 30, 2022

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.