The people of God in Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese have gathered for the first time in four years to celebrate their Diocesan Lenten pilgrimage.
A seven-year-old pupil at St. Theresa’s Catholic Primary School in Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese has been killed by a stray bullet during a crossfire between Cameroonian military and militants near the learning institution, a Catholic Priest has told ACI Africa.
Bishop George Nkuo of Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese has been lauded for his sacrifices and tireless service among the people of God under his pastoral care amid the Anglophone crisis.
Christian Cardinal Tumi who was abducted Thursday, November 5 in the troubled North West region of Cameroon has been freed, a Bishop in Cameroon has told journalists Friday, November 6.
Claims that Bishop George Nkuo of Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese gave blessings to some members of the separatists, which has been interpreted as the Bishop supporting “the activities of armed pro-independence fighters” have been “misconstrued” and are “misleading,” a Cleric has said in a message sent to ACI Africa.
A Prelate in the midst of the protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has underscored the need for Christians to employ God-given “weapons” in their fight against violence that has affected the people of God in the North West and South West regions of the Central African nation since 2016.
The Bishop of Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese has, on the occasion of his 14th Episcopal Anniversary, highlighted the challenges he faces amid the protracted Anglophone crisis in the Central African nation, expressing the hope that the violence ends soon.
During the ordination of nine Deacons to the Priesthood in Cameroon’s Catholic Diocese of Kumbo, the Bishop invited the candidates to be ordained to view their priestly ministry not as “a distinction” that sets them apart in isolation but as a gift that brings them closer to the people of God who will be under their care in service.
The need for priests to be messengers of hope especially during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has been emphasized at the celebration of the previously postponed Chrism Mass in Cameroon’s Diocese of Kumbo.