- Feb 21, 2020
Just in time for the Feb. 11 celebration of World Day of the Sick, Ghana’s National Catholic Health Service has opened St. Pauline Clinic, dedicated to diabetic care and other noncommunicable diseases.
As students from 21 Catholic schools in Ghana began a three-day science and mathematics quiz, Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie of Accra said the competition would ultimately help the West African country’s development.
Christians and Ghanaians are called to be apostles of the poor and abandoned by caring for those most in need, especially during the Christmas season, said Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie of Accra.
The bishops of five West African nations committed to a renewed effort to seek peace in the Sahel region as growing violence has disrupted daily life and uprooted entire communities.
A Ghanaian government official used a Catholic girls’ school celebration to emphasize the need to educate girls as well as boys.
Catholic teachers in Ghana have joined the bishops’ conference and Muslim organizations in urging the government to withdraw a sex education program from the national school curriculum.