The surviving Metropolitan Archbishop of the Church of the Province of West Africa has been elevated to become its 10th Primate.
According to a statement issued last night, Daniel Sarfo, Archbishop of the internal province of Ghana, becomes the Member Church's new episcopal leader following the death of Primate Dr S. Tilewa Johnson.
The statement read: "Following the demise of the 9th Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa (CPWA), the late Most Revd Dr S. Tilewa Johnson and by the Provisions of our Constitution, the Most Revd Dr Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, the Archbishop of the internal province of Ghana automatically becomes the 10th Primate and Metropolitan Archbishop of the CPWA."
By ACNS staff
The Youth and Children Ministry is a ministerial arm of the Diocese of Accra, which is responsible for organizing, coordinating and advancing the formation in Christ of all Anglicans up to age 35. Formation in Christ includes Christian education, social and peer development, life skills acquisition, and full participation in the Holy Church. Specific objectives in programs of the Ministry for Youth and Children will promote and support safe growth and development for youth and children of the diocese.
Accra, June 24, GNA - The Anglican Diocese of Accra, Church of the Province of West Africa, on Sunday consecrated Venerable Dr Daniel Silvanus Mensah Torto as the Ninth Anglican Bishop of Accra.
As a Co-Adjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Accra, an assistant, Mensah Torto will succeed the Most Reverend Justice Ofei Akrofi,