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Catholic Church

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Republic of Ghana (Ghana)

Ghana

Also known as: Ghana (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski), le Ghana (français), 加納 (正體中文), ガーナ (日本語), Gana (Português, latine)

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Accra

Population: 25,758,108

Area: 230,940 km²

Religions: Christian 71.2% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 28.3%, Protestant 18.4%, Catholic 13.1%, other 11.4%), Muslim 17.6%, traditional 5.2%, other 0.8%, none 5.2%

Languages: Asante 14.8%, Ewe 12.7%, Fante 9.9%, Boron (Brong) 4.6%, Dagomba 4.3%, Dangme 4.3%, Dagarte (Dagaba) 3.7%, Akyem 3.4%, Ga 3.4%, Akuapem 2.9%, other (includes English (official)) 36.1%

Motto: Freedom and Justice (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire, ↑ Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, → Togo Togo


Circumscriptions (20): Metr. Archdioceses (4), Dioceses (15), Apostolic Vicariates (1)


Roman Rite (20): Accra, Cape Coast, Damongo, Donkorkrom, Goaso, Ho, Jasikan, Keta–Akatsi, Koforidua, Konongo–Mampong, Kumasi, Navrongo–Bolgatanga, Obuasi, Sekondi–Takoradi, Sunyani, Tamale, Techiman, Wa, Wiawso, Yendi


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (66)Turkson (66) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (23), Basilicas Basilicas (4)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Ghana Link Archbishop Jean-Marie Speich (60)

Conference of Bishops: Ghana Bishops’ Conference Link Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu (67)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) LinkLink


as of 2015.07.02

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