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Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Credit: GCBC

Listen to Catholic Bishops, Stop Wasting Resources: Ghanaian Lawmaker to Government

Feb 5, 2023

A Ghanaian Member of Parliament (MP) has told the government to listen to the Catholic Bishops' appeal to stop wasting resources and to present an angle that is consistent with the fact that the country is “in dire straits” economically, which he says is “government-inflicted”.  

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At Burial, Ghanaian Cardinal Eulogized as Good Pastor “with meekness, serenity of saints”

Jan 12, 2023

Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr has been remembered as a good and wise pastor who served the people of God “with the meekness and serenity of the saints”.  

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.

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. 

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. 

Late Archbishop emeritus Gregory E Kpiebaya. Credit: GCBC

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Announce “with deep sorrow” Death of Colleague

May 31, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have, “with deep sorrow”, announced the death of their 89-year-old colleague, who had retired from the pastoral care of Ghana’s Tamale Archdiocese in 2009 at the age of 76.

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

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Urge Prudence as Government Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions

Apr 9, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have called on the people of God in the West African nation to remain cautious about COVID-19 after the country’s President announced the easing of restrictions put in place to contain the spread of the disease. 

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.

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

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Urge Faithful to Strengthen Family Bonds During Lenten Season

Mar 4, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Ghana urge faithful to focus on strengthening family bonds during this year’s Lenten Season.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana Appeal for Support to Address Needs of Gas Explosion Victims

Jan 26, 2022

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in a collective statement, appealed for generous donations to help address the needs of victims of last week’s gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.

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

Catholic Bishops in Ghana "alarmed by growing culture of disrespect, insults," Urge Peace

Dec 17, 2021

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in their Christmas message, expressed their concerns about what they have described as an “unfortunate growing culture of disrespect and insults” in the West African nation.

Apostolic Nuncio in Ghana, Archbishop Henryk  Jagodzinski, Archbishop Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle and other dignitaries launching the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) five-year Laudato si Action Programme (LSAP). Credit: Courtesy Picture

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Launch Five-Year Laudato Si’ Program to “prepare for the future”

Nov 25, 2021

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC) have launched a five-year Laudato Si’ Action Program (LSAP) that aims at spearheading the transformation of society through environmental conservation initiatives. 

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana “sympathize with all” Affected by Tidal Waves

Nov 17, 2021

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) have penned a letter expressing their sympathy with victims of the tidal waves that hit the country’s Volta Region and coast of Ada. 

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

Ghana in “worrying state”, Catholic Bishops Call for Changes in “governance system”

Nov 15, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana are advocating for basic changes in the country’s “governance system” to address the nation’s state that they describe as “worrying.” 

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

Catholic Church in Ghana Suffers Losses in Education, Health Projects owing to COVID-19

Nov 9, 2021

The Catholic Church in Ghana has not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic that has threatened to sink the country’s health and education sectors.

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

Catholic Archbishop in Ghana Dismisses as "false” CNN Report Quoting Him on Homosexuality

Oct 12, 2021

The October 8 CNN report quoting Archbishop Philip Naameh as saying that the West African country risks becoming a Muslim-majority nation if homosexual practices are allowed, is false, the Catholic Church leader has said. 

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana Support Government Bill to Outlaw Homosexual Practices

Oct 11, 2021

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have written to the Ghanaian parliament expressing their support of a bill that seeks to illegalize homosexual practices in the country.

Religious leaders in Africa sign Joint Declaration of Religious Leaders Against Modern Slavery. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Religious Leaders in Africa Commit to end Human Trafficking at Joint Declaration

Aug 15, 2021

Religious leaders from West and Central Africa have jointly declared to use their positions in the society to end slavery and human trafficking, which have been said to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, with traffickers “preying on the vulnerable.”

The President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), Archbishop Phillip Naameh. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Ghana, Government Disagree on Proposed Financing of National Cathedral

Aug 5, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana are faulting the government for calling on citizens to donate at least 100GHC (US$6.00) monthly for the construction of a national interdenominational cathedral in the West African country.