“The National Cathedral will not only serve as our collective thanksgiving to the Almighty for the blessings he [God] has bestowed on our nation and for sparing us the ravages of civil war that have bedeviled the histories of virtually all our neighbors and the outbreak of deadly mass epidemics but also as a rallying point for the entire Christian community of Ghana, which represents seventy-plus percent of the population,” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has On December 18, 2022, President Akufo Addo declared the above at the Ga Presbytery’s centennial commemoration in Black Star Square.
Some Ghanaians are worried about the cathedral, notably the Minority in Parliament. On March 5, 2020, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo laid the cornerstone for the Cathedral.
The cathedral will have chapels, a baptistery, a large central hall with 5000 seats, a music school, a choir practice area, an art gallery, a shop, and multi-use areas.
The first Bible Museum and Documentation Center in Africa, devoted to Ghanaian Christianity and nation-building, will be housed there.