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Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi

Credit: Diocese of Buea

International Labor Day: Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Recognizes Pastoral Agents’ “hard work, sacrifices”

May 1, 2024

On the occasion of the annual celebration of the International Labor Day commemorated May 1, Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese has recognized with “gratitude and appreciation” the sacrificial efforts pastoral workers make in serving the people of God in his Episcopal See. 

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi with the eight Priests he ordained on 5 April 2024. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Cautions Newly Ordained Priests against “the seven deadly sins”

Apr 8, 2024

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has called upon the eight newly ordained Priests to be prudent, vigilant, and avoid temptations. 

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.

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. 

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”.

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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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.

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

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Facing Social Media Attacks, Clergy Decry “the smear campaign”

Nov 24, 2023

Members of the Clergy of Cameroon's Catholic Diocese of Buea are supporting their Local Ordinary, Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi, who is facing social media attacks, which the Clergy dismiss as an unfortunate “smear campaign”.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of Buea Diocese. Credit: Buea Diocese

Catholic Diocese in Cameroon Outlines Measures to Address “existing information gaps”

Oct 3, 2023

The Catholic Diocese of Buea in Cameroon has outlined measures to address “existing information gaps” in Parishes and other institutions, including a shift from the use of personal contacts to institutional ones.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi honored by the country’s NewsWatch Newspaper for his “exceptional skills” in leading the people of God and managing the property of Buea Diocese. Credit: Buea Diocese

Cameroonian Catholic Bishop Honored for “exceptional” Leadership Skills

Sep 29, 2023

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi of the Catholic Diocese of Buea in Cameroon has been honored by the country’s NewsWatch Newspaper for his “exceptional skills” in leading the people of God and managing the property of the Cameroonian Episcopal See.

A screengrab from a video shared with ACI Africa that shows cars butnt Muea on September 7.

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

Sep 8, 2023

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has described as “inadmissible” the killing of innocent civilians following an attack in the neighborhood of St. Andrew's Muea Parish premises of his Episcopal See.

Tragic road accident that occurred on March 31, reportedly resulting in the death of at least six students and injury of dozens. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“I share in their pain”: Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Condoles with Road Accident Victims

Apr 3, 2023

The Bishop of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese has condoled with victims of the tragic road accident that occurred on March 31, reportedly resulting in the death of at least six students and injury of dozens.

Entrance to the CDC Banana Plantation in Tiko, South West Region of Cameroon. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Learnt with saddened heart”: Catholic Bishop on Murder of Plantation Workers in Cameroon

Feb 13, 2023

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon “learnt with a saddened heart” about the murder of five plantation workers after the truck they were travelling in came under attack in Tiko, a locality in his Episcopal See.

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

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Condemns “in the strongest terms” Deadly Attacks on Civilians

Sep 17, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has condemned “in the strongest terms” the killing of innocent civilians after a bus they were traveling in was attacked in Muyuka, a locality within his Episcopal See.

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.

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.  

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

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Suppresses Six “congregations” in His Diocese, Expels Members

Feb 17, 2022

The Bishop of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese has “suppressed without exception” six “congregations” that were masquerading as Institutes of Diocesan Right from operating in his Episcopal See.