The Seminary community congratulates Very Rev. Fr. John Baptiste Attakruh on his appointment as the Apostolic Administrator for the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi “with all the rights and faculties of a Local Ordinary”.
This news came in a decree dated 31st July, 2020 by the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples on behalf of the Holy Father, Pope Francis and was read by the Charge D’Affairs of the Apostolic Nunciature of Ghana, Msgr. Paval Talapka, on 18th August, 2020.
Very Rev. Fr. John Baptiste Attakruh was born on October 1957. He was ordained a priest on 30th July, 1989. He holds a licentiate in Sacred Liturgy from the Pontifical Institute of St. Anselm, Rome. He also holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration and Supervision of Instruction.
Fr. Attakruh has also served as formator and lecturer at St. Peter’s Regional Seminary, Pedu, Cape-Coast. Prior to the appointment as Apostolic Administrator, he was the Director of the Diocesan Catechetical and Pastoral Center of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi.