- Sep 29, 2020
As the Anglophone crisis continues in Cameroon, one Jesuit priest has promised to conduct a pilgrimage for peace in October if the deadlock remains unbroken.
Faith leaders in Cameroon’s conflict-torn Anglophone regions have endorsed a government reconstruction plan.
Retired Cameroonian Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua of Bamenda says the coronavirus pandemic could also bring about “unexpected positive effects” for the country’s embattled Anglophone regions.
Preaching a message of peace in a conflict-ridden region, Archbishop Andrew Fuanya Nkea took over the Archdiocese of Bamenda in Cameroon on Feb. 22.
Friday was declared a day of mourning in the Diocese of Kumbo, a week after at least 24 people – most of them children were killed in Ngarbuh, a village in Cameroon’s North West region.
A group of international bishops, including Bishop Thomas Zinkula of Davenport, have called on Cameroon’s President Paul Biya to hold peace talks with English-speaking separatists in the majority French-speaking African country.