- Mar 1, 2021
Cape Coast Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle, recovering from the coronavirus after testing positive, has advised citizens of the West African country to make every effort to religiously observe the health protocols because the pandemic is real.
The late Jerry John Rawlings, the military leader who led Ghana from 1981 to 2001, once aspired to the priesthood.
Women in Ghana and other West African nations have suffered disproportionately during the global COVID-19 pandemic in large part because they have been excluded from positions of power and decision-making, a Catholic sociologist said.
The head of Caritas Ghana said although the government of the West African country had good policies in mitigating COVID-19, its approach to implementing the policies was weak.
Ghana’s bishop in charge of education said although finals exams are important, West African governments should suspend exams because of COVID-19.
Throughout Africa, church officials are working to fight the stigma that comes with the pandemic. But in some areas, people fear death from hunger more than death from COVID-19.