AFRICA/GHANA - Five young persons excel at the Jubilee Year of Mercy competition

Thursday, 26 January 2017 jubilee of mercy  

Accra (Agenzia Fides) - "Every one of you is a leader, every one of you is a winner, and every one of you is unique", said the Archbishop of Accra, Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle, at an award ceremony held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral to award five persons with cash prized who excel at the Jubilee Year of Mercy competition and three hundred seventy-five 375 others for participation in the competition organized by the Accra Catholic Leadership Roundtable.
The Archbishop, according to information sent to Fides, advised the young people to know their unique nature and not waste the God giving talent. The Pope in the year of Mercy reminded Christians that God is love, calling them to conversion and to become ambassadors of mercy. Participants of the competition answered seven steps of questions on the seven corporal and spiritual work of mercy and what they have done in their small way to address this in their community. (A.A.) (L.M.) (Agenzia Fides 26/01/2017)