"Society must be seen preserving that weakest person’s dignity, upholding it, in the face of all the abuses, and be ready to defend that person, because by defending the weakest, society is defending itself."
Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle is the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra, Ghana. He completed seminary training in philosophy and sacred theology at the Pontifical Urban College and University in Rome. He also received a Doctorate Degree in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Salesian University. He was appointed Teacher and Chaplain of St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Accra and Diocesan Laity Chaplain, and then transferred to Achimota Secondary School as Catholic Chaplain and Teacher. Palmer-Buckle was later ordained first Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua. He served as the Bishop-Chairman for the Department of Socio-Economic Development of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference and President of Caritas Africa Region and First Vice President of Caritas International. Before starting his current role, Bishop Palmer-Buckle served as Vice President of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference and Bishop-Chairman of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Conference.