- Dec 8, 2019
A murdered priest is the center of dispute between the Cameroon government and a local bishop, who claims the cleric was shot down by the military.
New reports say at least 48 people died during an attack on a Catholic cathedral in the Central African Republic last weekend.
A priest serving in Cameroon has been killed by military gunfire, amid a military and political conflict that has rocked the country in recent years.
In Catholicism’s evolving concept of martyrdom, the key shift is this: What matters most isn’t the motive of the assassin, but of the victim.
Archbishop Jean Mbarga of Yaoundé says the Catholic Church can play a big role in helping Cameroonians affected by the secessionist uprising in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions, as well as the millions of Cameroonians affected by poverty and other hardships.
An archbishop in South Africa has suggested the Church’s law system should be amended to mandate the excommunication of priests who commit sexual abuse.