Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference were in Rome in September 2014 for their Ad Limina Visit during which they were able to share the experience of their local Church with Pope Francis and officials of the Roman Curia.
The Catholic Church in Ghana at the time had four Archdioceses, fifteen Dioceses and an Apostolic Vicariate run by the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD).
On Tuesday, 23 September 2014, Pope Francis met the whole group of Bishops from the four ecclesiastical provinces of Ghana, namely: Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi and Tamale.
The Ghanaian Bishops were led in that visit by then President of the Conference, Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu of the Diocese of Konongo-Mampong.
Shortly after that meeting, then Archbishop of Accra, His Grace Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle shared the counter of the Bishops with Pope Francis with the media.
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