Among an array of activities to close the week-long celebrations of Laudato Si’, the Ignitian Youth Network (IYNIGO), an Arrupe Jesuit Institute youth empowerment movement in Ghana attended Holy Mass that was marked by planting of trees as a gesture of their commitment towards environmental sustainability.
On the occasion of the 54th World Communications Day (WCD) this year marked Sunday, May 24, the leadership of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has called on media practitioners on the continent who practice the Christian faith to tell stories that make people visualize the bigger picture of their respective lives, with God at the center.
On Africa Day this year, the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration (CALAR), a collaborative initiative of numerous groups on the continent and in the diaspora, has called on Africans in all parts of the world to wake up and claim their rights and dignity and to “protect their heritage from organized criminal agents.”
Two Catholic women groups in the West African nation of Ghana have, in separate ceremonies, donated to the National solidarity fund to help in the fight against COVID-19, responding to the appeal made by their Bishops in March.
At the celebration marking 140 years since the arrival of the first missionaries belonging to the Society of African Missions (SMA) in Ghana, members of the Society of Apostolic life in the west African country are looking at the moments as an opportunity to continue their evangelization mission and “rekindle the fire of faith.”
Of all the remarkable moments that a priest in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi recalls from the many occasions he interacted with St. John Paul II during his 27-year tenure as Pope, one particular experience stands out.
A pregnant woman, last week, recounted on Ghanaian local media her terrible ordeal with her friends who learnt that she had survived COVID-19.
In anticipation of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Ghana, which would see the resumption of public worship, heads of the Ecumenical bodies in the West African nation have proposed guidelines to ensure the safety of worshipers when the churches are allowed to open.
A call to make the most vulnerable members of the society a priority especially during COVID-19 was the key message at the Chrism Mass celebration, which Ghana’s Archdiocese of Accra had postponed owing to the restrictions of the pandemic in the West African country.
The Catholic education authority in Ghana has applauded efforts by the government to launch a virtual television learning program, which the Accra-based leadership says will keep learners engaged away from schools that were closed in March to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the West African nation.
Mumuni Mohammed, a motorbike rider, is one of the over 800 people that were left homeless after fire razed down hundreds of ramshackle structures in Old Fadama slum on the fringes of Ghana’s capital city, Accra.
Pope Francis on Sunday, May 3 appointed Msgr. Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński, a native of Poland who has been serving as nunciature counsellor, as his representative in Ghana.
Christians in Ghana ended their three-day National prayer and fasting to seek God’s intervention and direction in the fight against COVID-19, with religious leaders cautioning against the temptation to question God’s existence in the difficult pandemic times.
Caritas Ghana, the charity wing of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), will continue to support the needs of the poor and vulnerable in areas that were affected by partial lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 even after the country’s President lifted the partial lockdown, an official has said.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected at least 1042 people in Ghana and caused the deaths of nine, a Prelate in the West African nation has appealed to the citizens not to stigmatize those who have fallen victim to the disease.
Different Catholic Groups in Ghana have heeded to the appeal by the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) for financial assistance in its nine-month National Emergency Response Plan to combat COVID-19 by donating towards the purchase of hospital equipment and food for the needy in the West African country.
Key recommendations in a report that was drafted by the Catholic Bishops in Ghana on the country’s Public Health Act, among them provision of quality healthcare, is what Ghana needed to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the country, a Church official in the West African country has said.
A HIV support and care organization named after a verse in the Gospel of Matthew is living up to its purpose of providing home to thousands of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHAs) in Ghana under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua.
Bishops in Africa have, individually and collectively, offered messages of hope to the people of God on the continent in their respective Easter messages amid “silent Easter” celebrations due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The recent outbreak of meningitis in Ghana, with over 30 reported deaths in three months, is a worrying situation in the West African nation, according to Catholic medics in the country. They say that the relevant institutions in their country has shifted attention from the deadly viral infection in favour of the fight against COVID-19.