The Politics of a National Cathedral in Ghana: A Symbol of a Corrupted Government, or Reaching Wakanda? – University of Copenhagen

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24 January 2019

The Politics of a National Cathedral in Ghana: A Symbol of a Corrupted Government, or Reaching Wakanda?

The plan to build a National Cathedral has sparked intense debate on the relationship between the political and the religious elite in Ghana, writes George M. Bob-Milliar and Karen Lauterbach. The National Cathedral project symbolizes a new, more direct and visible linkage between the Christian and political elites in Ghana. At the same time, the reactions it has provoked show a strong scepticism towards this tendency among Ghanaians.
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