- Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)'s former head, Emile Short, has described some churches as corrupt
- In his opinion, people tasked with the job of leading and guiding members are neck deep in corrupt practices
- He added that the clergy need to deal with corruption from the roots and encourage their members to desist from it
A former head of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Emile Short, has argued that churches are corrupt.
According to him, people who work for God are engaged in corrupt practices and it has become a worrying trend.
He noted that churches should be seen as sacred places where those in charge lead and guide their members in all truth and honesty.
In his opinion, there is a need for the clergy to deal with corruption and refrain from encouraging it by demanding monies from church members.
In an interview with Accra FM, he went on to say that the clergy are not dealing with corruption from the roots.
Short suggested that such people should speak about corruption so as to encourage their members to avoid it.
Per a Ghanaweb report, he said it is because it is not enough to ask members to donate money without knowing where it comes from.
He revealed that recent surveys have shown churches are implicated in acts of corruption.
In other news, photos of members of the Congress of the United States of America (USA) have surfaced online.
The Congress members, who are observing the 400th anniversary of the first arrival of Africans to the USA, wore Kente sashes over their outfits.
A number of them gave speeches focused on the causes, effects and the role of America in the slave trade.
The event comes at a time when there is a renewed interest in the stories of slavery and its impact in contemporary society.
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