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Ghanaian priest welcomed in Ellinwood

Father John Forkquoh

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ELLINWOOD — The Catholic community of Ellinwood has welcomed a new priest, John Forkuoh, from Ghana, Africa. With a bright smile and lively spirit, Father John comes to Ellinwood after training in Cincinnati, Ohio.
“It’s a great community,” said Forkuoh. “Love the people.”
Ghana is a country in western Africa of 24 million people. Father John grew up in the middle portion of the country, which is forested. Ghana is the second leading country in the world in the production of cocoa.
His mother ran a restaurant and his father was an elementary school teacher. Although Techimantia, the town where ...

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