Final Funeral Rite of The Late Former Bishop of Wa, Cardinal Baawobr has been finalized today, 12th January 2023.
Several Dignitaries were at the Funeral Grounds in Wa Including some foreign Sympathizers with the Catholic Faith.
During the Funeral Ceremony, President of the Republic Donated Ghc100,000, Former President of Ghana Donated Ghc10,000 whilst the Second Deputy Speaker Donated Ghc50,000.
The following people attended the Funeral from All Parts of Africa.
Cardinal Richard Baawobr was Ordained in 2016 and Passed on in 2022. He was succeeded by Very Reverend Father Edwin B. Tengan till a new a New Bishop is ordained.
Very Rev. Father Stanley Lubungo
Superior General of Missionaries of Africa
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
Most Rev. Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinki
Apostolic Nuncio of Ghana
Rev. Fr Jean Germain Rajoelison
Very Reverend Father Lazarus Anonde – Secretary General of Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference
Archbishop Anokye of Kumasi
Archbishop Kofi of Accra
Bishop Mathew Yiteire of Yendi
Bishop JohnBaptist Atakora of Secondi Takoradi
Deputy Secretary of Secam Ghana
Bishop John Yaw Afoakwa of Obuasi
Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fiano – Bishop of Ho
Bishop Joseph Francis Essien of Wiawso
Bishop Africa Agyekum of Koforidua
Bishop Osei Bonsu of Konongo-Mampong
Rev. Father Paul Bemile Emeritus Bishop of Wa