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Catholic Archdiocese of Accra Gets Two Auxiliary Bishops

The Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, Accra was filled with joy, praise to God and excitement on Wednesday 19th of April 2023, when two priests of the Archdiocese of Accra, now Most Rev. John Kobina Lius and Most Rev. Anthony Narh Asare, were ordained Auxiliary Bishops to support the pastoral work of the current Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp.

The Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, His Excellency, Most Rev. Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski, was the Principal Consecrator for the ordination and was assisted by his Principal Co-Consecrators, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra and Most Rev. Matthew Gyamfi, Bishop of Sunyani and President of Ghana Catholic Bishop Conference (GCBC).

The event was attended by several dignitaries, priests, nuns, and members of the laity who came from far and near to witness this historic moment.

In his homily, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi, Most Rev. Gabriel Justice Anokye, commended the newly ordained Bishops for their outstanding service to the Church and their unwavering commitment to the gospel of Christ. He highlighted the critical role of Bishops in the Church and encouraged the new Bishops to emulate the virtues of humility, service, and compassion in their ministry.

The newly ordained Bishops were adorned in their Episcopal vestments and presented with their Episcopal rings, croziers, and mitres as symbols of their new roles.

Story: Radio Angelus News

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