Damian Avevor is an award-winning Ghanaian journalist. He is the supervising editor of newswatchgh.com, a Ghanaian interfaith online media organization that reports on religion and social development. He formerly worked with Ghana's national Catholic weekly, The Catholic Standard, for 17 years as a reporter, senior reporter and chief reporter and was its first news editor. He contributes stories to Catholic News Service and Global Sisters Report. He is a member of the Ghana Journalists Association, an affiliate member of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana, and an executive member of the Catholic Association of Media Practitioners, Ghana.

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Church officials in Ghana help residents flooded out by dam overspill

Heavy rains in the city of Accra led to flooding after spillage from the Weija dam, the source of potable water for more than half of the 5.4 million population of the national capital.

Cardinal shares message of 'Laudato Si'' at Ghana World Youth Day event

A top Vatican official urged young people at a local World Youth Day gathering to protect the planet and actively live the teachings of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment.

Ghana's bishops launch project to clean up corruption, environment

With widespread concern over corruption and environmental neglect in Ghana, the church has launched a national project to help clean up the country.

Nigerian cardinal says pressure to change Communion rules is unfortunate

Pope Francis did not change church teaching on the rules for receiving Communion, but rather assured people who are in difficult situations that the church cares for them and the mercy of God extends to them, a Nigerian cardinal said.