[ 2012-06-17 ]
There is so much injustice in Ghanaian society-Rev. Naameh
Tamale, June 17, GNA – The Metropolitan Archbishop
of Tamale, Most Reverend Philip Naameh, has
observed that the Ghanaian society could be
heading for chaos as there was so much injustice
in the society resulting in 'crimes that cry to
God for vengeance'
According to him, greed is the order of the day,
deceit, falsehood and arrogance have equally taken
a grip of the Ghanaian society especially as
political campaigns for the December polls warms
Most Rev. Naameh made the observation in Tamale on
Saturday in a speech read for him during the
second quarter meeting of the National Council of
Catholic Women Association which was under the
theme “The Catholic woman, an instrument of
reconciliation, justice and peace”.
He called on Ghanaians especially Christians to
show mercy and love towards one another stressing
that justice, mercy and love would promote the
desired peace and enhance political tranquility
for the survival of the nation's fledgling
The Archbishop said Christians especially
Catholics were the worst perpetrators of injustice
and white colour crimes and admonished them to
stop the practice for the sake of the Kingdom.
“How often do Christians not cheat one other,
under pay their employees, take advantage of their
positions to look for power, to cheat or
misappropriate funds”, he quarried.
Most Rev. Naameh also called on the National
Council of Catholic Women not to act as catalyst
in fueling conflicts and perpetuating injustice by
their actions and statements but urged to serve as
real agents of peace, reconciliation and justice.
Rev. Philip Naameh noted that the church and the
nation need women to take their full places in the
world so that the human race could live in the
world without completely losing its humanity
saying, 'Jesus talked about peacemakers and a
Rev Fr. Carolus Gambogi, the Parish Priest of Holy
Cross, said women were a force to reckon with and
mentioned that the Church had such caliber of
women who could serve the nation and positively
He said women were so powerful that they could do
undo everything in a society “even the politicians
have to be very careful with you as you can make
and unmake governments”, he emphasised.
Rev Fr. Gambogi said the Catholic Church's
expectations from the women were to emulate the
role of the woman in their salvation history and
those whose praises are sung in the scriptures and
to support the church for it have a positive
impact on society.
Source - GNA
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