- Dec 7, 2019
A Ghanaian archbishop called on Christians to be modest in the celebration of weddings, noting that pressure on young people to have expensive weddings is partly to blame for couples living together without marrying.
This debate over GM food is now taking place in Africa, and the Catholic Church is taking part – although Church leaders are disagreeing on what path to take.
Divine Word Father Andrew Campbell, pastor of Christ the King Parish in Accra, called on young people to join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul so they can gain a greater appreciation of a vocation serving the poor.
Launching 25th anniversary celebrations for the Diocese of Keta-Akatsi, Bishop Gabriel Akwasi Ababio Mante of Jasikan said he was worried how charismatic and Pentecostal movements are affecting Catholics in Ghana.
This year’s Lent has special significance because Ash Wednesday, March 6, marks the celebration of Ghana’s 62nd anniversary of independence, said the Ghana Bishops’ Conference.
Archbishop Philip Neehman from Tamale, Ghana in many ways has become a pioneer in child protection on the African continent, despite the fact that he said most prelates in his region don’t think the sexual abuse of minors is a pressing issue.