fake leaders and prophets-Bishop
By Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, Ghanadot
Accra, Aug 30, Ghanadot - The
Bishop of the Cape Coast Diocese of the Anglican Church,
Right Rev. Daniel Allotey, has appealed to the security
agencies, especially the police to prosecute “all fake
leaders, pastors and prophets of the so-called spiritual and
miracle churches whose activities infringe on the rights of
their members” in the country.
The Bishop made this passionate appeal when he opened the
fourth Diocesan Synod of the Church at the Adisadel College
in Cape Coast, in the Central Region of Ghana.
Right Rev Allotey, observed that “Freedom of worship as
guaranteed in the 1992 constitution does not mean
individuals rights should be sacrificed on the altar of
The theme for the synod is "Going the extra mile for quality
human life - church and state complementing each other."
He emphatically stated that "The spate of exploitation of
the vulnerable in society must stop", and called on church
leaders to relentlessly and constantly seek the common good
of their members.
Bishop Allotey challenged the church to partner the state to
fight social vices such as corruption, cyberfraud, tribal,
religious and political conflicts, indiscipline on the roads
and indecent dressing.
The church and the state should also pursue an agenda that
would ensure quality of life for all, and the citizen
motivated to work hard and live morally upright lives, he
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs. Ama Benyiwa Doe, in a
statement read for her, commended the church for its
numerous contributions to education, health care and job
creation to complement government's efforts in securing
quality life for all.
The Headmaster of Adisadel College, Herbert Graham, said
academic performance and discipline at the college, which
was established by the Anglican Church, had improved
He appealed to the students to maintain the current level of
academic performance and discipline at the college.