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Bishop Alfred Agyenta of Ghana's Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese . Credit: Courtesy Photo

Politics in Ghana Shifted from “divinely ordained profession” to “disgusting word”: Bishop

Feb 14, 2022

Politics in Ghana has shifted bring being “a divinely ordained profession” to a word that is “disgusting”, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.

Poster announcing the human trafficking webinar. Credit: Caritas Ghana

Stakeholders “must come together” to Combat Human Trafficking: Catholic Nun in Ghana

Feb 1, 2022

A Catholic Nun in Ghana has underscored the need for various stakeholders, including religious leaders, government authorities, and organizations in the West African nation, to “come together” in the fight against the “scourge” of human trafficking. 

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.

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

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.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in London, England, on March 14, 2011. Credit: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk. null

Ghanaian Cardinal Urges COVID-19 Vaccination, Describes Jabs as “scientifically wholesome”

Jan 14, 2022

The Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal has encouraged the people of God in his native country to get vaccinated against COVID-19 saying the jabs are “scientifically wholesome.”

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

Focus on “service of the common good”, Catholic Archbishop in Ghana Urges Politicians

Jan 13, 2022

Politicians in the West African nation of Ghana need to focus on the welfare of the people who voted them into office rather than their personal interests, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.

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Salesians Provide New Clean Water Source in Ghana’s Jasikan Diocese in Borehole Project

Jan 13, 2022

The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated the construction of a new borehole in Nafa Nkwanta village in Ghana’s Catholic Diocese of Jasikan.

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Salesians Facilitate “quality and potable” Water to Thousands in Ghana’s Sunyani Diocese

Jan 5, 2022

The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated clean water supply to thousands of people in Ghana’s Catholic Diocese of Sunyani.

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.

Logo of the National Peace Council (NPC) in Ghana. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Dialogue to Resolve Budget Impasse, Peace Council Officials in Ghana Urge Lawmakers

Dec 6, 2021

Officials of the National Peace Council (NPC) in Ghana are calling on Members of Parliament (MPs) in the West African nation to resolve the impasse surrounding the approval of the 2022 budget.

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. 

Some items on display at the trade show at the Blessed Sacrament parish in Ghana's Accra Archdiocese. Credit: News Watch Ghana

Catholic Parish in Ghana Organizes Maiden Trade Show to Address Youth Unemployment

Nov 24, 2021

The Blessed Sacrament Parish in Ghana’s Catholic Archdiocese of Accra has launched its first ever trade show exhibition to address the issue of unemployment among the youth.

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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.

The sis newly ordained Priests in Ghana's Diocese of Ho.  Credit: Depsocom, Ho Diocese.

Be Leaders, Guides of God’s People: Catholic Bishop in Ghana to New Priests at Ordination

Nov 2, 2021

During the ordination of six Deacons to the Priesthood in Ghana’s Catholic Diocese of Ho, the ordaining Bishop invited those to become Priests to strive for leadership that seeks to guides the people of God entrusted to their care. 

Members of the Conference of Major Superiors of Religious in Ghana (CMSRGH) with the Apostolic Nuncio in Ghana, Archbishop Henryk Jagodzinski. Credit: Newswatchgh.com

Religious’ Vaccine Awareness Program in Ghana to Target “those on the margins of society”

Oct 21, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine awareness program under the auspices of the Conference of Major Superiors of Religious in Ghana (CMSRGH) seeks to target the marginalized, a report following the official launch of the initiative last week indicates.  

Some members of the Laity in Wulugu community of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Laity in Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese Receive Monitoring, Management Skills

Oct 19, 2021

Members of the Laity in Wulugu community of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese have received skills in the management and monitoring of hospitals and schools in a training spearheaded by the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocesan Development Organization (NABOCADO) .

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.