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Cameroon: French Policy at the Root of Anglophone Crisis?

Cardinal Christian Tumi, the archbishop emeritus of Douala, has even accused France of seeking to make sure the majority French-speaking Cameroonians assimilate the minority English-speaking population. He told Crux in 2017 the French policy was at the root of the ongoing Anglophone crisis currently affecting the country’s English-speaking regions. “What is creating the whole problem is the presence of…

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Pakistan: Shot for Trying to Build a Church

“It was Sunday. We spent the whole day building the wall and finished at 7pm. We only wanted to secure our property against any forceful occupation. Three hours later, we heard a crowd chanting on our doorstep. As we tried to explain our stance, someone resorted to aerial firing. My brothers were the next targets,”…

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Religious Sisters Reflect: New Forms of Religious Life for Our Times

Catholic religious are experiencing the crises felt across the world, and it challenges them to redefine their mission and identity, says the Indian head of Assumption nuns. Sister Rekha M. Chennattu, superior general of the Religious of the Assumption congregation, was speaking after concluding a 20-day general plenary of her congregation in Paris. The congregation’s 23…

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Cameroon: A Theology Student Sees Similarities between Tribal and Christian Reconciliation Processes

The Reconciliation Process in the Papiakum Tribe In Papiakum tribe reconciliation is something of value. There are different types of reconciliation in Papiakum. These reconciliation types are: family reconciliation, clan reconciliation, quarter reconciliation, and tribal reconciliation. All these different types of reconciliation have different processes, methods, and approaches. My sharing will be based on the…