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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) issued warnings on Nov. 14, 2023, of a potential humanitarian crisis in Ghana after a “devastating” flood in the southeastern part of the country. 

Catholic Relief Services warns of disease, ‘long-term’ hunger amid devastating Ghana flood

Nov 15, 2023

By Daniel Payne

A CRS representative in Ghana said 200,000 hectares remain covered by water in the southeastern part of the country, impacting... Read more

Ghana’s bishops appeal for peace after contentious election 

Dec 18, 2020

The Catholic bishops of Ghana have called for peace amid unrest following national elections earlier this month, which saw the... Read more

Sister Anthonia Orji, and Rays of Hope Students

This nun aims to get Ghana's children off the streets, and into school

Jul 29, 2020

Child laborers in Ghana work in hard, dangerous jobs, for practically no pay. Sister Anthonia Orji goes out to the... Read more

 Sister Stan Mumuni, founder of the Marian Sisters of Eucharistic Love. Courtesy of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See.

Religious sisters risk lives to rescue the vulnerable amid pandemic

Jun 23, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Sister Stan Mumuni dedicates her life to caring for abandoned children with birth defects in Ghana. When the coronavirus pandemic... Read more

To promote peace, Ghana's chief Muslim cleric goes to Mass

May 13, 2019

As part of his efforts to increase interreligious peace, Ghana’s chief imam attended Easter Mass ahead of his 100th birthday... Read more

Ghanaian bishops condemn election-related violence

Feb 6, 2019

The Catholic bishops of Ghana are condemning the actions of those involved in a violent incident during a Jan. 31... Read more

Boy from Sunyani. Courtesy of Medicus Christi.

In Ghana, a broken bone can mean starvation. This doctor wants to change that.

Sep 7, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from Albany, New York, had always intended to use his medical skills to help... Read more

Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu of Konongo-Mampong, president of Ghana's bishops' conference, walks to the Vatican's Synod Hall, Oct. 9, 2014.

Ghana's bishops ask country to work for fair elections in 2016

Oct 19, 2015

The Catholic bishops of Ghana have asked the country’s election commission to register all eligible voters and to work to... Read more

Pro-Life March in Accra.

What a pro-life march looks like in Ghana

Aug 11, 2015

More than 1,000 people took part in a pro-life march in Ghana’s capital of Accra, seeking to protect all life... Read more

Ghana priests shift focus to marriage prep, youth formation

Jan 30, 2015

A national gathering of hundreds of priests in Ghana have resolved to become more involved with their parishioners through marriage... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope encourages Ghana bishops in Ebola aid, evangelization efforts

Sep 27, 2014

Personal conversion is the key to the work and fruits of the Church, Pope Francis told bishops visiting Rome from... Read more


Bishops urge New Evangelization for Ghana

Nov 20, 2013

The Catholic bishops of Ghana called for “renewed zeal” to spread the Catholic faith, saying all Christians are called to... Read more