Catholic Church in Cameroon

Fr. Innocent Akum Wefon (kneeling) exchanges pleasantries with the leader of the Pygmies of Kribi in Cameroon. Credit: Fr. Innocent Akum Wefon

Catholic Priest in Cameroon Says Logging Driving Pygmies into Heavy Drinking

Mar 25, 2022

The Pygmies who inhabit the edges of the Atlantic Ocean in the Central African nation of Cameroon have lived under canopies of trees for the many years that Fr. Innocent Akum Wefon has known them.

Pope Francis celebrates a centenary Mass marking the apparition of the Virgin Mary to three children in Fatima, Portugal, 13 May 2017. Credit: Tiziana Fabi / AFP via Getty Images)

Catholic Bishops in Africa Respond to Pope Francis’ Call for Ukraine, Russia Consecration

Mar 23, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Africa have, in separate statements, responded to Pope Francis’ call for prayer and consecration of Russia and Ukraine scheduled to take place on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Friday, March 25.

Students learn computer science with added equipment at Don Bosco College Mimboman in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Credit: Salesian Missions

On International Happiness Day, Salesians Highlight Fostering “youth well-being” in Africa

Mar 21, 2022

On the occasion of the International Day of Happiness marked March 20, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have highlighted programs promoting youth well-being around the globe, including Africa.

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

Cameroonian Catholic Bishop Laments Being Undermined in Catholic University Controversies

Mar 14, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon is lamenting the protracted controversies in the administration of the Catholic University Institute of Buea (CUIB) and affiliate institutions despite attempts to bring about normalcy, including that of the Vatican.

Archbishop Samuel Kleda of the Catholic Archdiocese of Douala in Cameroon. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Archbishop Decries Bad Governance, Corruption in Cameroon, Urges Conversion

Mar 3, 2022

Archbishop Samuel Kleda of the Catholic Archdiocese of Douala decries bad governance and corruption in Cameroon.

Bishop Michael Bibi during Mass to mark one year since he took canonical possession of Buea Diocese. Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Says Attacks on Him “total interference” in His Governance

Feb 28, 2022

Bishop Michael Bibi of the Catholic Diocese of Buea in Cameroon has bemoaned recent attacks on him through a variety of communication channels saying the negative sentiments are “signs of total interference” in the governance of his Episcopal See.  

Cardinal Pietro Parolin attends an ordination at the Basilica of Sant'Eugenio in Rome, Sept. 5, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican Cardinal Visits Cameroon as Catholic Church Seeks to Resolve Anglophone Crisis

Jan 28, 2021

The Vatican’s Secretary of State kicked off a week-long trip to Cameroon on Thursday in which he will visit a region blighted by clashes between government forces and separatists.