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“I come to you as a shepherd, not a politician,” Cameroonian Archbishop at Installation

At the Eucharistic celebration organized for the canonical possession of the Metropolitan See of Bamenda in Cameroon’s troubled North West region, the new Archbishop of Bamenda, Andrew Nkea Fuanya used the occasion to remind guests present of his mission of serving the people of God entrusted to him and not a politician interested in particular persons or groups.

Bishop Andrew Nkea of Mamfe Diocese in Cameroon who withdrew priests from parishes following targeted attacks and harassment from separatist fighters /

Priests Withdrawn from Parishes in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese Over Insecurity

In the Central African country of Cameroon where the Anglophone crisis has affected livelihoods and the functioning of institutions, a Bishop recently took an informed decision to suspend priestly apostolate in some parishes, withdrawing priests who have been targeted in cases of kidnappings and harassment.

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Mamfe Diocese, Cameroon /

Over a Dozen Parishes Closed in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese, Bishop Recounts

The protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has taken a heavy toll on the pastoral activities of the local churches, particularly Mamfe diocese, where the Bishop has had to take the painful decision of closing down over a dozen parishes, he has told ACI Africa.

Bishop Andrew Nkea leads the Faithful in the Recitation of the Rosary at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Mboka, Cameroon, on October 13, 2019 / Mamfe Diocese, Cameroon

Seeking Peace in Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions, Mamfe Diocese Launched Marian Year

In the footsteps of Saint John Paul II who called for a year dedicated to the Virgin Mary in 1987, Mamfe diocese in the southwest region of Cameroon recently launched a Marian Year for Peace to give Christians the opportunity to give special honor to Our Lady, seeking her maternal intercession for peace to return in the Anglophone regions faced with a three-year conflict.