- Sep 21, 2020
An upcoming “major national dialogue” in Cameroon has been hailed as a positive step by the country’s only Catholic cardinal.
As a separatist uprising in Cameroon enters its fourth year, Cardinal Christian Tumi is calling for a federal system to end the crisis and keep the country unified.
Schools in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone regions need to re-open at the beginning of the school year, according to the country’s only cardinal.
Cameroon religious leaders are coming together to help seek a solution with the country’s ongoing Anglophone Crisis, with Cardinal Christian Tumi leading efforts to ease tensions between the country’s French-speaking majority and an English-speaking minority that says it is being persecuted.
Cardinal Christian Tumi, the Archbishop emeritus of Douala, has accused the Cameroon military of excessive use of force against unarmed civilians in Cameroon’s North West and South West regions.
After Kurdistan and Catalonia, a restless region in Cameroon is moving towards secession — in this case, the English-speaking minority concentrated in the west of the majority French-speaking African nation of Cameroon. Catholics and leaders of other religious groups are appealing for calm, while both sides seem to be preparing for conflict.