A year after members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) petitioned the President to grant the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) a charter, the President has given a hint of granting the Catholic institution of higher learning autonomy.
The leadership of Caritas Ghana is urging the government of the West African nation to show commitment in safeguarding the rights of “affected communities” by signing the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations (TNCs) on Human Rights.
The new representative of the Holy Father in Ghana has, on the occasion of the first public Mass that was held on Thursday, October 15 to officially welcome him, thanked the people of God in the West African country for the “great hospitality” accorded him.
For the past 19 years, a section of Ghanaians has battled with flooding that has led to massive destruction of property, displacement and deaths. And now, the Church in Ghana, through its charity arm, is calling for a permanent solution to the challenge.
The Vatican COVID-19 Response Fund donated to Ghana’s Archdiocese of Kumasi is changing lives of vulnerable groups in the Archdiocese including the homeless and medical staff working in deprived conditions, the Chief Executive Officer of Caritas Ghana, the Relief and Development Organization of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) has said.
Reviewing the amount foreign missionaries in Ghana pay for their residence permits is one of the seven issues Catholic Bishops in the West African country want the Head of State to address, the Bishops have indicated in their collective statement circulated Thursday, September 10.
Archbishop Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski has officially assumed office as the Apostolic Nuncio in Ghana.
Catholic Bishops in Ghana, through their humanitarian wing, Caritas Ghana have embarked on a humanitarian project that will see vulnerable groups who have been worst hit by COVID-19 benefit from a GHc1million (UD$175,000.00) project to help them get back on their feet.
Every Ghanaian has a role to play in ensuring free, fair, peaceful and transparent elections slated for December, according to Catholic Bishops in the west Africa country who have issued a pastoral letter, cautioning the Clergy to desist from engaging in political predictions ahead of the poll.
Recent cases of violent student unrest in some Senior High Schools (SHS) in Ghana have caught the attention of Catholic Bishops in the West African nation who, in a collective statement, describe the students’ actions as “disheartening” and a “show of disrespect for authority.”
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has extended the duration of public worship from one hour to two hours effective August 1, in response to a petition that was made by religious leaders in the west African country.
A government official in Ghana has, at a presentation in parliament, acknowledged with appreciation the role of faith-based organizations saying they have “kept the country going.”
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) have expressed their concerns about the recent cases of violence in the ongoing voter registration exercise in the West African nation and have urged political parties to abide by the law.
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) have expressed their concerns about the tendency to disregard COVID-19 protocols in political events that attract large crowds of people across the West African nation.
With the rise in cases of the coronavirus and reports of stigmatization against people who have tested positive for the virus, faith-based groups in Ghana have expressed their commitment to collaborating with state agencies to fight against the pandemic through massive public education and sensitization on the dangers of COVID-19.
Leaders of various Christian groups in Ghana have petitioned the President of the West Africa country, Nana Akufo-Addo to reconsider the government directive that church services be conducted within one hour.
As members of the Ghana Electoral Commission continue with the compilation of a new register of voters in anticipation of the December election, the Bishop of Konongo-Mampong Diocese has issued a number of guidelines to be observed where church facilities within his jurisdiction are used in the exercise.
Members of a Catholic service organization have, on the occasion of the feast of their patron saint, donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Bishops in Ghana, to distributed to Catholic Health facilities around the country as part of the ongoing efforts in curbing COVID-19.
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed his appreciation for members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) and other Church institutions for offering their facilities to be used as COVID-19 isolation and treatment centers across the West African country.
A Ghanaian-born Bishop ministering in Botswana has expressed concern that Ghanaians are risking COVID-19 contagion to organize expensive weddings and burial ceremonies in complete oblivion of the poor people that need help in the West African country.