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Catholic Church in Cameroon

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Cameroon's Buea Diocese. Credit: Buea Diocese

Bishop in Cameroon Condoles with Family of Catholic Pupils Killed in Fire Accident

Mar 4, 2024

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has condoled with the family of four children who died following a fire incident at their home in Batoke, a town within his Episcopal See.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Buea. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Buea

Diocesan Pastoral Council in Cameroon Lauds Bishop for Focusing on Growth amid Attacks

Mar 1, 2024

Social media attacks have trailed the leadership of Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi from the time he ascended to the helm of Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Buea, first as Apostolic Administrator in December 2019.  Bishop Bibi has, however, chosen to look the other way and focus on development of his Episcopal See, members of the Diocese’s Pastoral Council have said.

Pope Francis after praying the Angelus in the Vatican's apostolic palace on March 29, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media. null

Pope Francis Invokes Blessed Mary’s “consolation” for Victims of Cameroon’s Attack

Feb 28, 2024

Pope Francis has implored for the Blessed Virgin Mary’s “strength and consolation” for the victims of the February 11 bomb attack on Nkambe town in Cameroon that reportedly led to the death of at least one person, injuring dozens.

Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt, Archbishop Samuel Kleda and the five priests ordained on 24 February. Credit: ACI Africa

Ghanaian Vatican Official Urges New Priests in Cameroon to “cultivate” Eucharistic Spirit

Feb 28, 2024

The Chancellor of the Roman Curia, Ghanaian-born Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, has called upon the five newly ordained Priests for the Catholic Archdiocese of Douala in Cameroon to nurture the spirit of the Holy Eucharist in  their Priestly ministry.

Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo Diocese delivering his homily during the Silver Jubilee of Mamfe Diocese at St. Joseph Cathedral. Credit: Mamfe Diocese

25 Years of Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese a “journey of joyful, sorrowful moments”: Bishop

Feb 25, 2024

Bishop George Nkuo has described the last 25 years since the Catholic Diocese of Mamfe in Cameroon was erected as “a journey” characterized with happy and not-so-happy experiences.

Over 300 shops were razed to ashes after a fire broke out at the Bamenda Main Market in the North West region of Cameroon on 22 February 2024. Credit: Public Domain

Archbishop in Cameroon in Solidarity with Fire Disaster Victims in “pain and desperation”

Feb 24, 2024

Archbishop Andrew Fuanya Nkea of Bamenda Archdiocese in Cameroon has expressed his solidarity with persons affected by the fire disaster that razed hundreds of shops at the central market in his Metropolitan See.

From left to right: Bishop George, Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo, Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt, Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya, and Bishop Agapitus Enuyehnyoh Nfon. Credit: Mamfe Diocese

At Silver Jubilee of Cameroonian Diocese, Nuncio Urges Priests to Be “agents of service”

Feb 23, 2024

The representative of the Holy Father in Cameroon has called upon members of the Clergy ministering in the country’s Diocese of Mamfe to be agents of service and champions of fraternity amid violent conflicts that the Cameroonian Diocese has witnessed for years. 

Bishop George Nkuo of Cameroon's Kumbo Diocese. Credit: Radio Evangelium - Kumbo

Bishop in Cameroon “strongly condemns” Deadly Attack on Youth, Disruption of Holy Mass

Feb 16, 2024

Bishop George Nkuo of the Catholic Diocese of Kumbo  in Cameroon has condemned “in the strongest terms” the killing of innocent civilians during an attack on Nkambe town and the disruption of Holy Mass at Christ the King Jakiri Parish of his Episcopal See.

Members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in Cameroon’s Diocese of Buea present a certificate of appreciation to Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi. Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Men in Cameroon’s Buea Diocese in “total support” of Bishop against “distractors”

Feb 9, 2024

Members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in Cameroon’s Diocese of Buea are in solidarity with Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi, who has been facing attacks since he started governing the Cameroonian Diocese, first as Apostolic Administrator in December 2019. 

Marian Grotto of Our Lady of the Fields Mbandjock Parish of Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Obala vandalized on 7 February 2024. Credit: Obala Diocese

Marian Grotto in Cameroonian Catholic Diocese Vandalized, Investigations Ongoing

Feb 7, 2024

The Marian Grotto of Our Lady of the Fields Mbandjock Parish of Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Obala has been vandalized, the Parish Priest has said.

Vehicles near St. Luke Junction along the Buea Central Market Road and in front of the Divine Mercy Co-Cathedral  burnt by unidentified gunmen on 29 January 2024. Credit: Mimi Mefo Info

“Unacceptable”: Catholic Bishop in Cameroon on Deadly Attack on Civilians

Jan 31, 2024

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has condemned the killing and injury of innocent civilians and vandalism after “unidentified gunmen” attacked Buea Central market in his Episcopal See.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Cameroon's Buea Diocese. Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Condoles with Victims of Tragic Road Accident

Jan 26, 2024

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has condoled with victims of the tragic road accident that occurred on January 23, resulting in the death of at least two persons and injuring of dozens. 

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi (left) and Bishop Emmanuel B. Bushu (right). Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Lifts Ban on Predecessor from Celebrating Holy Mass in Public

Jan 15, 2024

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese has lifted the prohibition on his predecessor, Bishop Emmanuel B. Bushu, from concelebrating with him and celebration Holy Mass in public in the Cameroonian Episcopal See without his “explicit permission”.

Members of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) during the closing Mass of their 47th Annual Seminar in the Diocese of Maroua-Mokolo. Credit: NECC

Bishops in Cameroon Express “compassion” for Victims of “atrocities” in Country’s Regions

Jan 14, 2024

Catholic Bishops in Cameroon have expressed their “compassion” for victims of violence in the Far North region as well as the Northwest and the Southwest regions of the Central African nation.

Archbishop Andrew Fuanya Nkea, President of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) during the 9 January 2024 opeining ceremony of the 47th Annual Seminar of NECC. Credit: NECC

Bishops’ Conference President Urges Cameroonians to Ensure 2024 is “a year of real peace”

Jan 13, 2024

The President of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) has urged citizens of the Central Africa nation to work towards ensuring that “real peace” is realized throughout the country in 2024.

Archbishop Andrew Fuanya Nkea of Bamenda Archdiocese in Cameroon. Credit: Vatican Media

Catholic Archdiocese in Cameroon Praying for End of Insecurity in “year of Holy Spirit"

Jan 12, 2024

In the recently launched year of the Holy Spirit in Cameroon’s Bamenda Archdiocese, the people of God in the country are praying for an end of insecurity in the country's English speaking North West and South West regions.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi (left) and Bishop Emmanuel B. Bushu (right). Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Prohibits Predecessor from Celebrating Holy Mass in Public

Jan 8, 2024

Bishop Emmanuel B. Bushu, who retired from the pastoral care of Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Buea in December 2019, has been prohibited from celebrating or concelebrating Holy Mass in public in the Cameroonian Episcopal See without the “explicit permission” of his successor.

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Cameroonian Archdiocese Launches “year of the Holy Spirit” to Spur Spiritual Growth

Jan 7, 2024

The Archdiocese of Bamenda in Cameroon has launched the year of the Holy Spirit which is set to run from January to December with a view of stimulating spiritual growth among the people of God.

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Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Concerned about Priests Not Wearing Clerical Attire

Jan 4, 2024

The Bishop of Cameroon's Catholic Diocese of Buea has faulted members of the Clergy in the diocese for not wearing clerical attire while undertaking their pastoral activities.

Pope Francis with members of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC). Credit: Vatican Media

“We formally forbid all blessings of homosexual couples”: Catholic Bishops in Cameroon

Dec 25, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Cameroon have added their voice to other Catholic Church leaders, who have prohibited the implementation of Fiducia Supplicans in their Episcopal Sees and territories they govern.