- Apr 5, 2020
In the atmosphere of calm at Weija Leprosarium, near Ghana’s capital Accra, the caretaker sees an opportunity to educate Ghanaians about Hansen’s disease while everyone is learning precautionary measures for the coronavirus threat.
Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie assured Burkina Faso Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo of the continent’s solidarity after the cardinal tested positive for COVID-19.
Caritas Ghana has put in place a nine-month emergency response plan with the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference to ensure that the poor and vulnerable receive critical and basic services in the two archdioceses most affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.