Catholic Church


Republic of 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: 20,757,000

Area: 230,940 km²

Religions: Christian 63%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 21%

Languages: English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga)

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)

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 (59)

Conference of Bishops: Ghana Bishops’ Conference Link Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu (66)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) LinkLink Cardinal Théodore-Adrien Sarr (77)

as of 2014.11.23

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