Powerful clergyman dies at age 69 in Takoradi

Powerful clergyman dies at age 69 in Takoradi

Dr Francis Abuah Quansah, Vicar General of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese of the Catholic Church has died.

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The Catholic priest died on Monday, January 6, 2020 in the early hours of the morning at the GHAPOHA Hospital in Takoradi.

His death comes as a big shock to the general congregation of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese because Monsignor Dr Francis Abuah Quansah celebrated mass on Sunday, January 5 at the Star of the Sea Cathedral in Takoradi.

Powerful clergyman dies at age 69 in Takoradi
Late Monsignor Dr Francis Abuah Quansah. Source: Ghanaweb.com
Source: UGC

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He was a lawyer and a native of Mpohor in the Western Region of Ghana. Abuah Quansah was also a former rector of the St. Paul's Major Seminary, Sowoutuom in Accra.

Until his demise, Monsignor Dr Francis Abuah Quansah was the Apostolic Administrator's Delegate of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi.

His death was confirmed to GhanaWeb.com by a family member who said details of the final funeral arrangements will be made public by the family in due time.

Monsignor Dr Francis Abuah Quansah was 69-years-old.

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The title of monsignor in the Roman Catholic Church signifies a priest who has distinguished himself and has been honored by the Pope for his service to the church.

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Monsignor is an honorific form of address for some members of the clergy, usually of the Roman Catholic Church, including bishops, honorary prelates and canons.

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