The newly appointed Apostolic Administrator of Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese, Fr. John Baptist Attakruh has likened his current ministry to that of John the Baptist.
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. John Baptist Attakruh as the new Apostolic Administrator of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese that has been under the leadership of Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie, the Local Ordinary of Accra.
A Religious Brother of the St. Augustine Order in Ghana has described statistics by the World Health Organization (WHO), which indicate that 650,000 Ghanaians are suffering from severe mental disorders, as alarming, a situation he says needs to be urgently addressed.
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.
The Bishop of Ghana’s Catholic Diocese of Techiman has, on the occasion of the ordination of four Deacons to the Priesthood, underscored the importance respect in the practice of Priestly ministry among the people of God.
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.”
In preparation for the 2020 General Elections in Ghana, Caritas Ghana has embarked on the process of bringing Faith-Based Organizations together to help avert violence and vigilantism before, during and after the planned December elections.
A Ghanaian Archbishop has encouraged the making of homes “truly domestic churches” amid COVID-19 restrictions that have made staying at home “very difficult for many.”
With relaxed restrictions on public worship in Ghana and a further extension of the duration of worship in the West African country, Church activities in the country seem to be getting back to normal with the latest announcement of a pilgrimage that will take place in the Archdiocese of Kumasi mid next month.
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.
The leadership of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has announced that the usual annual collection of funds to support the symposium activities on the continent will not happen this year due to COVID-19 challenges.
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.”
Early this month, a priest in the Archdiocese of Kumasi in Ghana realized his childhood dream of becoming a medical doctor within the confines of his priestly vocation in the West African country following the example of Saints Cosmas and Damien who were both physicians and Catholic Priests.
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.
At Welfare Empowerment Mobility (WEM) located in Ghana’s Archdiocese of Accra, young people from impoverished backgrounds who spent years of their childhood on the streets in the West African nation, toiling to make a living away from school, have found a new home.
The Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal has said the COVID-19 pandemic that countries around the globe are struggling to contain is not any punishment from God.
The members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar have organized a series of talks, the first of its kind, targeting young people on the continent.
Ghana is experiencing a new wave of COVID-19 infections, with cases among school going children on the rise, a situation that has caused fear among parents. Clerics in the west African country are calling on the government to intervene.
The Catholic Archbishop of Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has urged caution after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among students and a staff at a non-denominational day and boarding secondary school for girls in the country’s capital, Accra.
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.