The Catholic Bishops Conference has dismissed accusations that the group has gone silent on ills of society since the New Patriotic Party (NPP) took over the reigns of government.
It says such observations and commentaries are erroneous and inaccurate, indicating that the Conference has been actively engaging the government on a plethora of issues.
The Conference has in recent time come under heavy criticism by a section of the Ghanaian public for not being “loud” and “critical” enough of the current administration as it used to be under the erstwhile Mills-Mahama administrations.
But in an interview with ABC News, the Secretary General of the Conference, Very Rev Fr Lazarus Anondee disagreed with the critics suggesting “there is a lot of engagements that go on between the church, the Conference and Government on several levels.”
“I have heard quite a number of people saying this, I don’t think so. The only way the Church can engage government is to be issuing statements.
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