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A poster announcing Ghana's Population and Housing Census/ Credit: Statistics Service Ghana

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Encourage Faithful to Participate in Population Census

Bishops in Ghana are calling on all the Catholic faithful in the West African nation to avail themselves for the ongoing Population and Housing Census (PHC). 

Bishop Matthew Gyamfi addressing participants of the 18th Biennial Plenary Assembly of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Province Pastoral Conference (TEPPCON) in Tamale. / Francis Monnie

Ghana’s Catholic Population Decline Requires “fisherman model of evangelization”: Bishop

While the Catholic population in the world’s second largest continent, Africa, continues to grow a Bishop in the West African nation of Ghana has raised concerns over the declining number of Catholics in his country, describing the phenomenon as a challenge that seems to indicate that pastoral agents “are not reaching all corners of our country” and that requires the application of the “Shepherd’s approach and the Fisherman’s model of evangelization”