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Ghana Web: Dr. Sheihk Amin Bonsu, National Chairman of the Ghana Muslim Mission has called on all heads of institutions to abide by the articles of the constitution which talks about freedom of worship. He said the constitution has clearly emphasized the need for all Ghanaians to freely worship or practice any religion of their choice and infringing on this right is a complete violation of the rights of individuals.
Aleteia: Every day about 800 women across the globe die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. In 2013, the total number of such deaths was 289,000. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low-resource settings, in developing countries.
Ghana: “Members of Parliament have called on government to hand over all mission schools to their original owners for proper supervision and management to help restore academic discipline.”
allAfrica: Parents have been called upon to draw closer to their girl-children and monitor their movements in order that the teenage girls especially, would not be influenced by ill advice from their peers to indulge in illegal abortion.
LifeSiteNews.com: The president of Ghana is leading the charge as several African countries are making their stand against Britain’s threat that they either legalize homosexual acts or be excluded from financial aid.
Rev. Stephen Wengam at GBC News: We must not condemn homosexuals but condemn the act and sin of homosexuality. We must be kind to them and help them to overcome this degrading tendency. We must assure them they can overcome it. There is no human moral failure that cannot be overcome. There are many in our societies, who were once rapists, armed robbers and homosexuals who upon acknowledging those tendencies as sin and evil sought help and they are now free from its addiction. We use this opportunity to call on civil society, organs of governments, NGOs, political and religious bodies to rise up against any call or attempt to legitimise homosexuality.
GhanaWeb: The Dean of Faculty of Psychology and Education of University of Education Winneba (UEW), Rev Fr Dr Anthony Afful Broni, has called on Africa leaders to reject homosexuality in the sub-region.
Ghana News Agency: “A statement issued in Accra by the Minister for Information, John Akologu Tia, described as ‘mischievous and untrue’ claims by an Accra-based newspaper that the government’s budget for next year would impose taxes on religious bodies.”
Courthouse News Service: “Ghanaian police were ‘unable or unwilling’ to protect a Baptist preacher from being persecuted by Muslims, the 9th Circuit ruled, reinstating the Christian convert’s bid for protection in the United States.” | Via Religion Clause (links to ruling)
Graphic Ghana: “The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has called for the criminalisation of abortion and urged the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to initiate measures in pursuit of that.”
GhanaWeb: “The Minister of Education, says the introduction of Christian Religious Studies (CRS) in Senior High Schools (SHS) would help students to understand the role the Bible play as a source of guidance, direction and counselling.”
Ghana News Agency: “Mr Amos Adu Okyere, Official of the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), has called for increased promotion of condom use to reduce the spread of the HIV/AIDS infection.”
Ghana News Agency: “The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) will from next year establish abortion centres in selected districts of the country to provide comprehensive services and care for women.”
Religion Clause Blog: “Ghana’s Vice President John Dramani Mahama speaking to the synod of the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra on Monday said that his National Democratic Congress (NDC) Administration would rely heavily on religious values and religious institutions in bringing …