Former Bishop of Wa

The Former Bishop of Wa Elevated to the Status of Cardinal Some Months Back has bee Reported Dead from a letter Dated 27th November 2022.

The Letter was released from Rome in Italy and Was Signed by André-Léon Simonart.

The Catholic Bishop of the Wa Diocese, Most Rev. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, was appointed a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church by Pop Francis in May 2022.

Cardinal Richard Bawobr was sick for over a month and per the report, he was rushed to the Gemelli Hospital hospital in Italy. He was Leader of Catholic Churches in Africa.



With sadness and pain we hereby inform you of the return to the heavenly Father of Cardinal Richard Baawobr which occurred today, Sunday, 27 November 2022.
Our confrere was taken by ambulance from the Generalate to the Gemelli Hospital at 5.45pm and we received the sad news at 6.25pm. May Richard rest in the peace of his Lord whom he so generously served. On behalf of the bereaved Society. Our prayer and our
thoughts go also to his family, to his diocese, his fellow bishops, to all his
friends and acquaintances.

Rome, 27th November 2022

André-Léon Simonart,
Secretary General.”

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