Commissioner - National Reconciliation Commission (Ghana) (May 2002 - )
First Vice President - Caritas Internationalis (1995 - )
Bishop of Koforidua - Catholic Church of Ghana (1993 - )
Seminary Prefect and Teacher - Pope John XXIII Secondary School and Seminary (Ghana) (1976 - 1980)
Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle (born June 15, 1950 in Axim, Ghana) is a Ghanaian Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, a former teacher and a key figure in the political scene in Ghana. He is the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra.
He was educated in the Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary in Ghana and at the Pontifical Urban College and University, Rome, Italy where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and another in Sacred Theology. He also holds a Doctorate Degree in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Salesian University, Rome, Italy. He had also been a chaplain and teacher at both the Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary and at Achimota School.
He was ordained as a priest on 12th December, 1976, as a Bishop on 6th January, 1993 and installed as an Archbishop 28th May, 2005.
From 1994 to 2004 he served as the Bishop-Chairman for the Department of Socio-Economic Development of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference in Ghana, and from 1995 to 2003 was President of Caritas Africa Region and First Vice President of Caritas International, a federation of 198 member-organizations in 154 countries all over the world with headquarters in the Vatican City. He was appointed the first Bishop of the newly created diocese of Koforidua in 1992 and in March 30, 2005, he became the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra.
He was a member of 9-member National Reconciliation Commission (NRC) from May 2002 to October 2004 set to bring truth and reconciliation in Ghana owing to previous human right abuses and atrocities.
In 2002 he apologized on behalf of Africans for the part Africans played in the slave trade, and the apology was accepted by bishop John Ricard of Pensacola-Tallahassee.
He has remained vocal in the political scene of Ghana and Africa on issues including political violence and homosexuality.
Most Watched Videos
Most Read News
- More Demands For Monthly Allowance....Hygiene School Traainees Join Fray
- Five-year-old 'marries love of her life' before surgery
- Russian powerlifter unveils photos of her physique
- The best exercises and nutrition to tone your tummy
- Tech: Elon Musk is lovesick and lonely after Amber Heard breakup, and doesn't know who to date next
- Relationships and Sex: The only 3 reasons you should ever get back together with an ex
- How TB Joshua Took Advantage Of Me – Jim Iyke
- Trudy Ewurama — Nurse Fired For Facebook Live Loses All She Owns As Fire Guts Her House
- Secret passageway found under 1,000-year-old Mayan temple
- Woman wins £574,278.41 from £1 football accumulator bet
- Story of A World Cup Winner & Madrid Player Who Ended Up Cleaning Boots
- Watch A Nigerian Lady And Her White Lover Stealing Meat At A Party - Video
- 11 childhood photos of your favourite stars that will melt your hearts
- Neymar enjoys reunion with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez
- SAD NEWS... Former Black Stars Striker Junior Agogo Suffers Stroke, Struggles To Speak
- New Music: Deon Boakye & KinG Prinz – Babiaa Awu
- WhatsApp finally lets users UNSEND embarrassing messages
- Watch Video: Obinim burns ladies panties, brassieres as direction from God
- 16 pastors who could make a perfect government
- WNBA star Elena Delle Donne marries Amanda Clifton
- Sad News: This is what killed Soulama Abdoulaye
- Black Stars: Prophet Mensah Otabil accuses Samuel Inkoom of using Juju to destroy teammates
- Videos: Ghanaian Actress Strips Down in Tiny Thong
- My Rent Is Due In February But I Don’t Have Money To Pay — Bukom Banku
- Faye Mpaebo 2
- Three men that are richer than half the US population
- The rise and rise of China's 'groundscraper' hotel
- Toddlers joined at skull are separated after surgery
- Etire Nni Safoa 3
- Tips for Pregnant Women & Women Seeking to Get Pregnant
- KABA´s days at Techiman Senior High School
- Faye Mpaebo
- OAU Female Student Commits Suicide Over Poor Grades
- Chelsea welcome N'Golo Kante back to Cobham training
- Akoo Nana ARRESTED by Police after Obour and MUSIGA Rant (Video)
- Kidnappers, Cultists, Arrested By Police... Weapons, Money Recovered
- Egyptian cleric says men can marry their own daughters
- Tragic | Nigerian Man who Just Got His PhD from UK Killed as He Returned Home
- Military Coup: Robert Mugabe UNDER SIEGE
- "I've So Much Regrets After Bleaching My Skin" – Makeup Artist Counsels Ladies
- Obinim Again? Controversial Pastor Asks Congregation To Bring Used Panties, Brassieres To Church - Video
- Court in London jails five Nigerians for £610,000 telephone banking fraud