- May 23, 2020
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.
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.
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.
All students and staff abducted more than a week ago from a school in Cameroon’s restive North West region have been freed, a leader of the Presbyterian church said Tuesday.
The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still being held, said the moderator of the country’s Presbyterian Church, Fonki Samuel Forba.
A seminarian shot by Cameroonian soldiers has been called a “martyr of the Anglophone crisis” by the Archbishop of the largest diocese in the English-speaking areas of the French-speaking majority nation.