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Samuel Zan Akologo, Co-ordinator of the FAITH in Ghana Alliance with Wilson Raphael Arthur, the Ashanti Regional Director for the National Commission for Civic Education and Hajia Ayishetu Abdul-Kadiri, Chairperson of the FAITH in Ghana Alliance launching the Report on Lessons Learnt from I-SHAME Corruption project at the National Catholic Secretariat on February 20, 2020. / Caritas Ghana

Church Leaders in Ghana Spearhead Implementation of Anti-Graft Clubs in Schools

Feb 25, 2020

Catholics Bishops in Ghana have, in a bid to root out corruption in the West African country, spearheaded the implementation of a two-year anti-corruption project that will see school-going children get empowered to fight against graft in the country that has, however, been labelled one of the least corrupt countries in Africa.

Catholic Groups in Ghana Condemn U.S.-based Journalist’s Insults against Bishops

Feb 20, 2020

Two Catholic lay groups in Ghana have, in separate statements, expressed displeasure in the contents of a viral video by Kevin Ekow Baidoo Taylor, a Ghanaian journalist and social media commentator based in the United States, directed at Catholic Bishops in the West African nation of Ghana.

Fr. Lazarus Anondee, the  Secretary General of the Accra-based National Catholic Secretariat (NCS), the Executive Arm of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC)

Church in Ghana Threatens to Campaign against Parties not Committed to Ending Vigilantism

Feb 9, 2020

As the West African nation of Ghana prepares for general elections in December, the Secretary General of the Accra-based National Catholic Secretariat (NCS), the Executive Arm of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), has made known the intention of Church to use her resources to foster democracy by actively campaigning against political parties that do not show enough commitment to ending political violence and vigilantism that has crippled the country for decades.

Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle at 2018 Diaconate Ordination in Accra.

Serve “in simplicity, humility, charity,” Newly Ordained Deacons in Ghana Told

Jan 14, 2020

In recent celebrations of the ordination of deacons in the West African nation of Ghana, candidates to the diaconate have been encouraged by their Local Ordinaries to take up the role of service as critical to their ministry and to do so with the right approach.

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Challenges of Migrants among Issues Addressed in Ghana Bishops’ Christmas Message

Dec 17, 2019

As the world prepares to celebrate the mystery of the incarnation, God becoming man, and the events that followed thereafter, Bishops in the West African nation of Ghana have, in their Christmas message, used the example of the Holy Family fleeing to Egypt to seek refuge to highlight the challenges migrants go through and termed as “unchristian and unacceptable any acts of discrimination, stereotyping and physical attacks” against those seeking refuge.

Representation of Ghana's referendum question. The poll was called off on Sunday, December 1, to be rescheduled at a later date.

Decision to Postpone December 17 Referendum in Ghana “good news,” Bishop Says

Dec 4, 2019

Following the December 1 decision by Ghana’s president to call off the referendum scheduled for December 17 in which Ghanaians were to vote on whether to allow or deny Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) participate in local elections based on party affiliations, Catholic Bishops in the West African country have reacted to the move, terming the decision “good news.”

Catholic Bishops in Ghana after issuing the Communiqué  at the St. Francis de Sales Cathedral in Cape Coast on November 15, 2019 following their Annual Plenary Assembly / Damian Avevor, Ghana

In Ghana, “Comprehensive Sexuality Education will not see the light of day”: Bishops

Nov 17, 2019

While the controversy-ridden International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) was concluding in Kenya’s capital Nairobi with 11 States issuing a joint statement faulting the organizers of manipulating the process leading to and content of the Nairobi Summit to suit pro-choice agenda, Catholic Bishops in the West African country of Ghana were deliberating, among other matters, one of the controversial and divisive issues in the Nairobi meeting: “Comprehensive Sexuality Education and LGBTQ.”

Some of the Catholic Bishops in Ghana at the opening of 2019 Plenary Assembly in Cape Coast on November 11, 2019 / Catholic Digest

Bishops in Ghana Petition President for Catholic University Charter

Nov 16, 2019

At a recent courtesy visit to their country’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, Catholic Bishops in Ghana presented a petition requesting for the Presidential Charter to the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) located in Fiapre within the Sunyani Diocese.

A section of Bishops in Ghana at the opening of 2019 Plenary Assembly in Cape Coast on November 11, 2019 / Catholic Digest

Bishops’ Chair Appeals for “healthy collaboration among” Pastoral Agents in Ghana

Nov 16, 2019

At the opening of the Plenary Assembly of the Bishops of Ghana, the President of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), Archbishop Philip Naameh appealed for a collaborative ministry that would see various pastoral agents including Bishops, priests, women and men religious, catechists, among others, cooperate in witnessing to Gospel values in a manner that can contribute to overcoming the challenges facing the Church in the West African nation.