Latest stories: Common good

Panelists at the second edition of Faith in the Public Sphere in Accra, Ghana October 29, 2019. / Damian Avevor, Ghana

Striking Professionals in Ghana Told to “Think of common good”

Against the backdrop of a strike involving members of Ghana’s Technical Universities Teachers Association (TUTAG) and Technical Universities Administrators Association of Ghana (TUAAG) that has paralyzed programs in institutions of higher learning in the West African country, a Church leader has urged professionals who have downed their tools and Ghanaians in general to “work for the common good through self-sacrifice.”

Pope Francis meets with bishops in Madagascar Sept. 7, 2019. Credit: Vatican Media. /

Pope Francis Urges Bishops to Defend Common Good in Madagascar

Pope Francis told Madagascar’s bishops Saturday that the Catholic Church should participate in public life in order to promote the common good and that the bishops should not be afraid to voice their opinions on matters in society.