Kumbo, 26 March, 2022 / 11:30 pm (ACI Africa).
The people of God in Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese have gathered for the first time in four years to celebrate their Diocesan Lenten pilgrimage.
The annual pilgrimage had not been realized since 2017 due to the Anglophone crisis and in the last couple of years because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
“After a long time of insecurity, roadblocks, lockdowns that have prevented us from coming to our annual Lenten pilgrimage, I am happy that we are finally able to come back to this holy mountain as the family of the Diocese of Kumbo on our Lenten pilgrimage,” Bishop George Nkuo said in his homily during the Friday, March 25 Holy Mass.
He added during the Eucharistic celebration at Kumbo Diocesan Pilgrimage Centre in Boyong, “We thank God for what he has done for us even in the midst of the war with countless gifts of love.”
Bishop Nkuo went on to describe the Lenten pilgrimage as “special” and explained, “It is a special pilgrimage because we have not been able to gather here in the past four years because of the socio-political crisis.”