Tag Archives: Christian Pilgrimage

Parliament to summon Chieftaincy Ministry over Christian Pilgrimage

The Youth, Sports and Culture Committee of Parliament, has begun processes to summon the Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Ministry over its decision to airlift Christians on a pilgrimage to Israel. The committee exercises oversight responsibility for the Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Ministry, which has been criticized by some sections of the public over the pilgrimage. Speaking to Citi News‘ Duke Mensah ...

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First batch of Christian pilgrims to jet off on July 15

The Government’s facilitated Christian pilgrimage is set to take off on July 15, 2017, despite the early negative reception from some sections of the public. The Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister, Kofi Dzamesi, has however stressed that “government is not paying any money” with regards to this pilgrimage. In a Citi News interview, he indicated that his Ministry would only ...

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Some Ghanaians reject gov’t sponsorship of Christian pilgrimage      

Some Ghanaians have opposed a government policy to facilitate Christian pilgrimages to Israel and other destinations. The Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs has come under intense criticism after it announced the policy last Friday. Government committees will plan and oversee the trips for the Christian community. But there is seeming opposition to the policy, as some Ghanaians shared their ...

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Gov’t to begin overseeing Christian pilgrimages

The government is set to airlift Christian pilgrims from Ghana to Israel and other parts of the Christian world on an annual basis, beginning with about 100 persons. Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, made the announcement at a press conference yesterday in Accra. According to him, the ministry has set up two separate committees namely, Planning ...

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