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2021.10.01

Italy Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello resigned as President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of Governorate of Vatican City State

2021.09.24

Ghana Fr. John Baptist Attakruh was consecrated as Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

2021.07.05

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana), was promoted as Archbishop ad personam

2021.06.24

Ghana Fr. John Baptist Attakruh, Apostolic Administrator of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana), was elected Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

2020.07.31

Ghana Fr. John Baptist Attakruh was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

2020.07.18

Poland Msgr. Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Limosano and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2020.05.03

Poland Msgr. Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński was elected Titular Archbishop of Limosano and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2020.03.20

Ghana Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, Prefect of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, was appointed as President of Vatican COVID-19 Commission

2019.07.19

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye resigned as Second Vice-President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar

2019.06.12

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Extra-Regional Observer emeritus to Central American Integration System (SICA), passed away at 62

2019.06.06

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana) and Bishop of Francistown (Botswana), was appointed as Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

2019.05.04

Ghana Fr. John Alphonse Asiedu, S.V.D., was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana)

2019.04.25

Nigeria Fr. Francis Obafemi Adesina was consecrated as Bishop of Ijebu-Ode (Nigeria)

2019.03.19

France Archbishop Jean-Marie Speich, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia and Apostolic Delegate to Kosovo

2019.02.11

Ghana Fr. John Alphonse Asiedu, S.V.D., was elected Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana)

2019.01.17

Nigeria Fr. Francis Obafemi Adesina was elected Bishop of Ijebu-Ode (Nigeria)

2019.01.02

Ghana Bishop John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp., Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana)

2018.10

Ghana Br. Augustine Pufaadem Kubdaar, F.I.C., was appointed as Superior General of Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Maastricht

2018.05.11

Ghana Archbishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana) and Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference, was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

2018.04.07

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was consecrated as Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2018.03.17

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador, Apostolic Nuncio to Belize and Extra-Regional Observer to Central American Integration System (SICA), was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina

2018.02.28

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Annunciation of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul, Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites, was elected Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria)

2017.10.02

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Titular Bishop of Pauzera, Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana) and Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana), was appointed as Bishop of Francistown (Botswana)

2017.08.09

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana)

2017.06.19

India Cardinal Ivan Dias, Cardinal-Priest of Spirito Santo alla Ferratella, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bombay (India) and Prefect emeritus of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, passed away at 81

2017.04.24

Ghana Br. Francis Xavier Agoah, F.P.M., was appointed as Superior General of Presentation Brothers

2017.03.16

Ghana Bishop Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D., Titular Bishop of Ita and Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana), was appointed as Bishop of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

2016.10.14

Ghana Archbishop Philip Naameh, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale (Ghana), was appointed as President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana), was appointed as Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Ghana Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu resigned as President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

2016.08.31

Ghana Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, was appointed as Prefect of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

2016.05.27

Italy Archbishop Girolamo Prigione, Titular Archbishop of Lauriacum, passed away at 94

2016.05.07

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr., was consecrated as Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

2016.04.10

Ghana Archbishop Thomas Kwaku Mensah, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kumasi (Ghana), passed away at 81

2016.04.07

Ghana Bishop Anthony Kwami Adanuty resigned as Bishop of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D., Bishop of Ho (Ghana), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

2016.02.17

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr., Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, was elected Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Paul Bemile resigned as Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

2015.10.03

Ghana Fr. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D., was consecrated as Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

2015.07.14

Ghana Fr. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D., was elected Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Francis Anani Kofi Lodonu resigned as Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

2015.03.21

France Archbishop André Dupuy resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands and Permanent Representative to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

2015.01.10

Ghana Fr. John Yaw Afoakwa was consecrated as Bishop of Obuasi (Ghana)

2015

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador and Apostolic Nuncio to Belize, was appointed as Extra-Regional Observer to Central American Integration System (SICA)

2014.11.22

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Obuasi (Ghana)

Ghana Fr. John Yaw Afoakwa was elected Bishop of Obuasi (Ghana)

2014.09.13

Ghana Fr. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp., was consecrated as Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

2014.07.03

Ghana Fr. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp., was elected Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

Ghana Archbishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Sekondi-Takoradi (Ghana)

2014.01.13

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was established (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was appointed as Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2013.10.24

France Msgr. Jean-Marie Speich was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Sulci and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2013.09

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye, Apostolic Administrator of Obuasi (Ghana) and Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi (Ghana), was appointed as Second Vice-President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar

2013.08.17

France Msgr. Jean-Marie Speich was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana and Titular Archbishop of Sulci

2013.07.06

India Archbishop George Kocherry, Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh

2013.05.17

Ghana Archbishop Dominic Kodwo Andoh, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Accra (Ghana), passed away at 84

2013.04.13

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Belize

Italy Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of Governorate of Vatican City State, was appointed as Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

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as of 2021.09.08

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