Posts Tagged ‘Cameroon’

“We have defeated COVID-19 in Cameroon,” bishop says Comments 0

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

“We have defeated COVID-19 in Cameroon.” Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala made the announcement on September 10 during a press briefing in which he claimed that the herbal potion he concocted several months ago had saved several thousand people from the disease. The 61-year-old prelate, who has headed the Atlantic coastal archdiocese since 2009, has Read more

Mass abduction of students from Catholic school Comments 0

Monday, February 25th, 2019

A new mass abduction of students from a school in the English-speaking area of Cameroon has been carried out by guerrillas demanding independence from the rest of the country. On 16 February, unidentified gunmen came into the campus of Saint Augustine’s College, in the northwest region, and 170 students, two college security guards, one teacher Read more

Abducted nuns released by captors Comments 0

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

About 13 Catholic nuns who had been abducted in Cameroon were later released by their captors. The nuns were abducted last week when they were travelling through the country. None of them knew their captors. They spent the day and night with their abductors as negotiations went on for their release. They were released the Read more

Anglophone crisis in Cameroon needs Church resolution Comments 0

Monday, May 7th, 2018

The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon can be resolved only by the Catholic Church, says one of the world’s leading conflict-resolution organisations. Noting the Church is the largest religious group in the country, the International Crisis Group says there are few alternative prospective peacemakers. They say if the peacemaker role is not filled, the Anglophone separatist Read more

Cameroon needs Church to mediate Comments 0

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Cameroon needs the Catholic Church to help broker peace, says the International Crisis Group. It could help break the stalemate between separatists and security forces, the Group says. “Other than the Catholic clergy, there are few prospective peacemakers.” Read more Related Posts:Church leads DRC’s protest movementAnglican’s sexuality working group publishes…Australia’s Catholic Church in crisisAdult baptisms Read more