Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi

Bishop John Baptist Attakruh and representative of of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) during the solidarity visit to victims of the January 20 gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of Ghana. Credit: Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese

Catholic Bishop, Women Association in Ghana Pay Solidarity Visit to Gas Explosion Victims

Mar 16, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of  Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese in Ghana and members of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) have paid a solidarity visit to victims of the January 20 gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.

Hall of  St. Michael Catholic Church Bogoso in Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese. Credit: Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese/Facebook

Catholic Parish in Ghana Providing Accommodation to Gas Explosion Victims

Jan 29, 2022

The Catholic Parish of St. Michael in Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese is providing accommodation to victims of last week’s gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.

Bishop John Baptist Attakruh of Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Every Bishop is a gift to Church, humanity”: Ghanaian Prelate at Episcopal Ordination

Sep 28, 2021

The Episcopal ministry is a gift from God to the Church, humanity and the shepherd himself called to serve God’s people, a Catholic Archbishop in Ghana has said.

The new Priests bless the people of God at the Our Lady Star of the Sea Cathedral of Takoradi shortly after their ordination by Bishop Joseph Francis Kweku Essien of the Wiawso Diocese. / Sekondi-Takoradi Communications Office.

Prelate in Ghana Calls for Stewardship, Accountability to Parishioners at Ordination Event

Oct 27, 2020

On the occasion of the ordination of three Deacons to the Priesthood for Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese, the ordaining Prelate counselled members of the Clergy to foster practices that translate to accountability to their parishioners.

Newly Appointed Apostolic Administrator for Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese Ghana, Fr. John Baptiste Attakruh. / Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi

Pope Francis Appoints Apostolic Administrator for Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese

Aug 18, 2020

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.

The Entrance to the  Archbishop Porter Girls Schoo; at Takoradi.

Cleric in Ghana Calls for Intervention amid New Wave of COVID-19 Infections in Schools

Jul 13, 2020

Ghana is experiencing a new wave of COVID-19 infections, with cases among school going children on the rise, a situation that has caused fear among parents. Clerics in the west African country are calling on the government to intervene.

Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie, Archbishop of Accra and Apostolic Administrator of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese in a handshake with President Nana Akufo-Addo to welcome him to the Golden Jubilee Mass at the Star of the Sea Cathedral, Takoradi on Sunday, December 8, 2019. / Sekondi-Takoradi Communications Office.

“Pray for Peace and Unity in Ghana”, President Appeals to Catholics at Golden Jubilee

Dec 11, 2019

At the conclusion of yearlong celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Ghana’s Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi Sunday, December 8, the country’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo appealed to Catholics to pray for him and the West African nation to have lasting “peace and unity, progress and prosperity.”