Late Cardinal Richard Baawobr Laid to Rest

The remains of the late Catholic Bishop of Wa, Richard Cardinal Kuuia Baawobr, have been interred at St. Andrews Cathedral in Wa.

Among the dignitaries at the funeral mass for the late Cardinal were President Akufo-Addo and the Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, Most Rev. Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinsk.

GBC’s correspondent Emmanuel Mensah Abludo reports that the Wa Sports Stadium was filled to capacity by well-wishers during the requiem mass to pay their last respects to his Eminence Richard Cardinal Kuuia Baawobr of the Missionary of Africa.

Foreign Diplomats

Very Rev. Father Stanley Lubungo
Superior General of Missionaries of Africa
Country: Zambia

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kinshasha – DR Congo

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu
Metropolitan Archbishop of Ougadouguo

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo Nakellentuba
Emeritus Archbishop of Abuja
Ignatius Ayau Kaigama

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kigali Rwanda
– His Eminence Antoine Kambanda

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré
Bishop of Dori in Burkina Faso

Bishop Joachim Hermenegilde Ouédraogo

Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Koudougou – Burkina Faso

Bishop Dèr Raphaël Kusiélé Dabiré. Bishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso


Former President John Dramani Mahama – Ghc10,000

President Akufo-Addo Addo – Ghc100,000

Second Deputy Speaker(MP for Fomena) – Ghc50,000

Source: GBC and

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