The Holy Father, Pope Francis has confirmed Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello as his Envoy to preside over the Ecumenical and Inter-Faith Vespers for the re-consecration of Ghana to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Bertello will preside the Thanksgiving Mass for Ghana’s 60th Anniversary
and the 40th Anniversary of the Nunciature on the 4th and 5th of March,
The ceremony will take place at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Accra.
Cardinal Bertello will be assisted by the Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana and
the President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference together with
other Bishops and other Religious leaders.
Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello is the President of the Pontifical Commission
for Vatican City State and President of the Governorate of Vatican City
State. He was Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Ghana, Togo and Benin from
Ghana was first consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the 3rd of
March, 1957 by the then Bishops of Ghana, three days to the decoration
of Ghana’s’ independence in 1957.