Civic education

Members of the Episcopal Conference of the Ivory Coast (CECCI). Credit: CECCI/Facebook

Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast Push for Policies That Guarantee “civic, moral education”

Feb 1, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have, in a collective statement, called on the government to put in place policies that takes into account “civic and moral education” in the West African nation.

Archbishop Philip Naameh,of Tamale, Ghana

Ghana’s December Referendum “not receiving enough attention,” Archbishop Says

Nov 9, 2019

As Ghana prepares for a constitutional referendum scheduled for December 17 aimed at amending Article 55 (3) of the West African nation’s 1992 constitution, the Local Ordinary of Tamale, Archbishop Philip Naameh is concerned that not much is being done to publicize the event and create awareness about the “important national exercise.”

Facilitators at the regional and diocesan sensitization programme on the constitutional referendum in Ghana on October 4, 2019 / Damian Avevor

Church in Ghana Pledges Support for Civic Education Ahead of Constitutional Referendum

Oct 9, 2019

As the countdown to Ghana’s referendum draws to a close, the Catholic Bishops in the West African country are prioritizing civic education, which they consider significant in having the citizens make an informed decision at the ballot.