Jun 12, 2009, 7:05 AM
Catholics of the
Members of the Plenary Assembly and Workshop of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA), met to 'bury' their association and to praise God.
The young and the old in their "Ashobi" gathered together in a faith-taking at the Independence Stadium, occupying both covered and uncovered pavilions. Many others joined them to praise God and to celebrate unity in diversity.
His Eminence, Peter Cardinal Appiah Turkson, Archbishop of Cape Coast, stated "On this visit, we bring blessing to this land, Jesus Himself became a migrant. We hear about young people drowning in the sea, people die to go to look for money in the other countries, leaving diamonds at our backyards that are later cut, polished and sold; and the white man comes to pick those diamonds behind our houses and go with them to make money out of them."
Most Rev. Peter K. Sarpong, Archbishop Emeritus of
"All regions had their regional bodies from North, Central, East and