Ghana: Pope Francis Honours Otumfuo’s Wirempehene

Popr FrancisNana Albert Opiah Mensah, Chief of Manso-Mim in the Amansie West District, and Otumfuo’s Wirempehene, has been honoured by Pope Francis I.

The honour is in respect of the chief’s 50th Anniversary of Holy Matrimony of the Catholic Church, and his contributions to its growth.

Presenting a citation on behalf of Pope Francis, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Church, the Most Reverend Justice Gabriel Yaw Anokye, said the Holy Father appreciated the role of the couple in the Catholic Church, and urged them to continue upholding the Catholic faith.

The Most Reverend Anokye asked Christians to pray for the nation, and always offer gifts to the poor, sick, and the needy, so as to win more souls for Christ.

The occasion coincided with the dedication of a multipurpose church building of the St. Anthony Catholic Church at Manso-Agroyesum.

The Omanhene of the Manso-Nkwanta Traditional area, Nana Bi-Kusi Appiah, who chaired the function, congratulated Nana Opiah Mensah and his wife, Mrs. Felicia Ohene Buaben, for the enviable feat in marriage.

Nana Albert Opiah Mensah thanked the Holy Father, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church for the honour done them, and pledged to continue to lead an exemplary life for others to emulate.


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