GHANA CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE (GCBC) PROJECTS IN RESPONSE TO POPE FRANCIS’ CLIMATE ENCYCLICAL ‘LAUDATO SI’ OF 2015

  The Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) in response to Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ of 2015 is exploring ways to undertake two key projects that will engage the national efforts to care for our God-given environment. The GCBC, as part of their effort to care for the environment, is planning to undertake a Read More …

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Things Mother Teresa Didn’t Say: There’s a website for that

As far as vastly-misquoted leading historical figures go, Mother Teresa ranks right up there with the likes of Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln.   The internet is ripe with sickly-sweet memes and quotes supposedly from the late, soon-to-be saint. As it turns out, many of them are actually the words of other people, while others are Read More …

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Why are we so stressed out?

The music video for the catchy, but now overplayed song, “Stressed Out,” begins with a disaffected Tyler Joseph, the vocalist for the band Twenty One Pilots, pedaling a tricycle on a vacant, wintered street. Black paint, the color of soot, creeps up his neck and covers his hands. His weary face sits below a red Read More …

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Muslims in France, Italy attend Mass in solidarity with Fr Hamel

Paris, France, Aug 1, 2016 / 11:55 am (CNA).- Following the murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel by terrorists who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, Muslims across France and Italy attended Mass on Sunday in a show of solidarity with Catholics. “We’re very touched. It’s an important gesture of fraternity,” Archbishop Dominique Lebrun of Rouen Read More …

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Pope Francis disagrees with identifying Islam as violent

Vatican City, Jul 31, 2016 / 03:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has questioned the claim that Islam should be identified with violence, in contrast to the Islamic State militant group, which he says is a fundamentalist sect of the religion. “I do not believe it is right to identify Islam with violence,” the Pope Read More …

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NCS Gets new Secretary General and Assistant

FR. LAZARUS ANONDEE & FR. WISDOM LARWEH APPOINTED AS SECRETARY GENERAL & ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL RESPECTIVELY OF THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC SECRETARIAT The President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu on June 17 announced changes at the country’s Catholic Secretariat, which included the appointment of a new Secretary General and his deputy. Read More …

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En route to Krakow, Pope says world is at war, but it’s not a war of religions

Vatican City, Jul 27, 2016 / 09:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the flight to Poland for World Youth Day, Pope Francis on Wednesday responded to recent violence across the globe by saying that the world is at war. “When I speak of war, I talk about it seriously, but it’s not a war of religion. Read More …

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