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Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference: 2020 Plenary Assembly underway in Keta-Akatsi Diocese

The 2020 Plenary Assembly of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference is currently underway at the St. Catherine’s Senior High School, in the Keta-Akatsi Diocese in the Volta Region of Ghana.

This year’s plenary assembly, hosted by Most Rev. Gabriel Edo Kumordjie SVD, started today, November 9, 2020 with the theme “The Word of God: Christian Formation for Transformation in Ghana”.

The assembly is expected to end on Friday, November 13, 2020.

This assembly is the second in 18 years to be hosted by the Keta-Akatsi diocese.

In attendance is the new Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana Most Rev. Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinki.

Also present at the opening is Torgbui Adzomani of Agbakofe, and other Chiefs and Queen Mothers of the traditional area. The Member of Parliament, Ketu North Constituency Mr. James Klutse Avedzi is also present.

The Bishops’ Conference, according to the Canon Law of the Catholic Church (Canon 447-459), is the central Body of the Church in Ghana. Its purpose is to deliberate on matters of concern to the Church in Ghana and to encourage activities in accordance with the needs of the times.

The current President is Most Rev. Philip Naameh, Archbishop of Tamale Archdiocese, while the Vice President is Most Rev. Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, Archbishop of Cape Coast Archdiocese.

Source: Vincent Amedzake //Radio Angelus

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