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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.

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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.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana Decry Military Brutality, Urge Independent Inquiry into Assaults

Jul 4, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have condemned the alleged use of excessive force by the country’s military on some residents of Wa town in Upper West Region within the Catholic Diocese of Wa.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana “condemn in no uncertain terms” Killing of Activist, Protesters

Jun 30, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have condemned the killing of a social media activist after he was attacked by a mob and the murder of two demonstrators reportedly shot by security officers during protests in Ejura town, Ashanti Region in the Catholic Diocese of Konongo-Mampong.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana Encourage Faithful to Participate in Population Census

Jun 29, 2021

Bishops in Ghana are calling on all the Catholic faithful in the West African nation to avail themselves for the ongoing Population and Housing Census (PHC). 

Msgr. John Baptist Attakruh appointed Bishop Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese/ Credit: Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese/Facebook

Apostolic Administrator of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese Appointed Diocesan Bishop

Jun 24, 2021

Msgr. John Baptist Attakruh who has been serving as Apostolic Administrator of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese since August 2020 has been appointed the Local Ordinary of the same episcopal see.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana Launch One Million Tree Planting Exercise to Foster Laudato Si’

Jun 8, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have launched a one million tree planting exercise to mark the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’ and in support of the government's GREEN GHANA project.

Members of of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) and Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) during their annual joint meeting at the Saint James Catholic Church, Osu, Accra. Credit: GCBC

Four Concerns Christian Leaders in Ghana Want Addressed for Peace, Harmony, Justice

May 7, 2021

Christian leaders in Ghana have, in a collective statement at the end of their Annual Joint Meeting, outlined four concerns, which they want addressed in view of achieving peace, harmony and Justice in the West African nation.

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Alleged Ritual Killing of Ghanaian School Boy “national security threat”: Catholic Bishops

Apr 10, 2021

The alleged ritual killing of an 11-year-old boy in Kasoa town within the Archdiocese of Cape Coast presents a threat to the national security of Ghana, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have said.