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Richard Baawobr (Richard Kuuia Baawobr) was born on 21 June, 1959 in Zendagangn, Ghana. Discover Richard Baawobr's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 63 years old?

Popular As Richard Kuuia Baawobr
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Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 21 June, 1959
Birthday 21 June
Birthplace Tom-Zendagangn, Ghana
Date of death November 27, 2022
Died Place Rome, Italy
Nationality Ghana

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A member of the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers), he worked in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, and Tanzania before being named a bishop in his native country. Pope Francis created him a cardinal on 27 August 2022.

On 29 May 2022, Pope Francis announced that he would make Baawobr a cardinal at a consistory scheduled for August.

Baawobr died in Rome's Gemelli Hospital shortly after arriving there by ambulance on 27 November 2022, at the age of 63. He had undergone heart surgery in late August and was released from the hospital a few days before his death.


Baawobr was also appointed a member and consultor of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity on 4 July 2020.


On 17 February 2016, Baawobr was appointed bishop of Wa in Ghana by Pope Francis. He received his episcopal consecration on 7 May 2016 from Cardinal Peter Turkson. He became the first African to occupy that position.


In 2010 he was elected to a six-year term as the order's superior general, the first African to hold that position, serving as well as Vice Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical Institute for Arab-Islamic Studies (PISAI). The Union of Superiors General selected him to attend the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family in October 2015.


From 1987 to 1991, he was parish vicar in Livulu in the Archdiocese of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Studying exegesis at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Ignatian spirituality at Le Chatelard in Lyon, France, between 1991 and 1996, he earned a licentiate in sacred scripture as well as a doctorate in Biblical theology. From 1996 to 1999, he was his order's formator in Kahangala, Tanzania. From 1999 to 2004 he was director of their Toulouse formation house. From 2004 to 2010 he was first assistant general of the order.


Richard Kuuia Baawobr MAfr (21 June 1959 – 27 November 2022) was a Ghanaian prelate of the Catholic Church who was Bishop of Wa from 2016 until his death in 2022.

Richard Kuuia Baawobr was born in Tom-Zendagangn, in the Nandom District of Ghana on 21 June 1959. After attending the village primary school, St. Francis Xavier Minor Seminary, and Nandom Secondary School, he was admitted in 1979 to the St. Victor major seminary in Tamale for his philosophical studies. He then joined the Society of Missionaries of Africa in 1981 and continued his preparation for priesthood. He fulfilled his novitiate in Fribourg, Switzerland by 1982. He then moved to the Missionary Institute London where his theological studies were completed in 1987. He made his religious vows at St. Edward's College in London on 5 December 1986 and was ordained a priest on 18 July 1987.