Ghana: Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission joins inter-faith prayer service

Source: http://www.graphic.com.gh/news/politics/catholic-church-holds-inter-faith-prayer-service.html


 President Akufo-Addo shaking hands with Sheikh Nuhu Osman Sharabutu (2nd left), Chief Imam, at the ceremony.  Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

President Akufo-Addo shaking hands with Sheikh Nuhu Osman Sharabutu (2nd left), Chief Imam, at the ceremony. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

An ecumenical and inter-faith prayer service was last Saturday held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, to rededicate Ghana to the sacred heart of Jesus.

It was led by the President of the Catholic Bishops Conference, Most Rev. Philip Naameh, and the President of the Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State, His Eminence Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, who is the Pope’s envoy to Ghana’s 60th anniversary celebrations and the 40 years diplomatic relations between Ghana and the Holy See.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his wife, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo; the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye; the Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Theodora Wood; ministers of State; the Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu and traditional rulers were in attendance at the one-and-a-half hour ceremony.

Representatives of the Christian Council of Ghana, the Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, the office of the Chief Imam, the Anglican Communion and the Catholic Church took turns to pray for the peace and inter-religious co-existence of families, the security services and the country as a whole, and also for the repose of the souls of past heroes and heroines of Ghana.

He commended the representatives of the Christian Council of Ghana, the Anglican Communion, Presbyterian Church, the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, and the Inter-faith  Religious leaders – from the Office of the National Chief Imam and Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission — for taking part in the rededication ceremony…. read more at source.

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