Ghana's bishops launch project to clean up corruption, environment

With widespread concern over corruption and environmental neglect in Ghana, the church has launched a national project to help clean up the country.

Nigerian cardinal says pressure to change Communion rules is unfortunate

Pope Francis did not change church teaching on the rules for receiving Communion, but rather assured people who are in difficult situations that the church cares for them and the mercy of God extends to them, a Nigerian cardinal said.

Ghanaian bishops: Avoid vices to keep Ghana as 'Star of Africa'

In preparation for Ghana's 60th anniversary celebration March 6, members of the nation's bishops called on Ghanaians to continue to make the nation truly the "Star of Africa," a symbol of hope for Africa's total liberation.

Lay groups back Ghanaian bishops' call to return detainees to U.S. custody

Catholic lay organizations backed the Ghana bishops in calling on government officials to return two detainees released from the U.S.-run prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to American authorities.