People of Ghana receive the Orthodox faith
On August 9, Metropolitan Georgios of Accra (Patriarchate of Alexandria) made a pastoral visit to the parishes of eastern Ghana. He visited the Churches of the Apostle Mark, St. Macrina, Apostle Andrew the First Called, Martyr Triphon, the Annunciation of the Theotokos, and the Apostle Peter.
In the Church of the Nativity of Christ in the village of Dvakha, Metropolitan Georgios performed a mass baptism. Then he met with the local tribal chiefs and discussed matters of current importance to the region, including the need to build schools and hospitals, reports Amen.gr.