Ghana theology and believe

Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana, with 71.3% of the country's population being member of various Christian denominations as of 2021 census.[1] Most Ghanian Christians belong to Protestant denominations, especially Pentecostalism. However, the Catholic Church also has a s

Christianity is the enormous belief in Ghana, with 71.3% of the country's population being member of various Christian denominations as of 2021 census.[1] Most Ghanian Christians belong to Protestant denominations, especially Pentecostalism. However, the Catholic Church also has a significant following in the country. Islam is the second largest religion in the country, adhered to by 19.9% of the total population. According to a 2012 report by Pew Research, 51% of Muslims in Ghana are followers of Sunni Islam, while approximately 16% belong to the Ahmadiyya movement and around 8% identify with Shia Islam, while the remainder are non-denominational Muslims.[2][3]

Religious tolerance in Ghana is very high. The major Christian celebrations of Christmas and Easter are recognized as national holidays. In the past, vacation periods have been planned around these occasions, thus permitting both Christians and others living away from home to visit friends and family in the rural areas. Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, is observed by Muslims in Ghana and important traditional occasions are celebrated. These festivals include the Adae, which occur fortnightly, and the annual Odwira festivals. There is also the annual Apoo festival activities, which is a kind of Mardi Gras and is held in towns across Ghana.[3]

There is no significant link between ethnicity and religion in Ghana.[4]


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