- Mar 6, 2021
Cameroon’s lone cardinal was questioned about his lack of support for Anglophone independence when he was kidnapped earlier this month by rebels.
Cameroon’s Cardinal Christian Tumi was released on Friday after being kidnapped on Thursday, along with the traditional leader of his home village of Nso in the country’s troubled North West region.
A school shooting on Oct. 24 that left at least seven children is the “darkest and saddest day” in the ongoing Anglophone crisis affecting western Cameroon, says Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Kumba.
A Jesuit priest attempting a pilgrimage for peace in Cameroon was detained by police, who accused him of “an illegal activity on a public road.”
Cameroon’s English-speaking bishops are calling on the government to release “political prisoners” by the national government.
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.