Cameroon: Five People Dead in Suspected Separatist Attack near Mbengwi
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Cameroon: Five People Dead in Suspected Separatist Attack near Mbengwi

The convoy, consisting of five vehicles, was returning from Mbengwi, 450 km away from Cameroon’s capital city of Yaoundé, in Northwest region of the Central African country. So far, no group or persons has claimed responsibility for the attack; however, Cameroon’s secessionists are suspected, with similarities being drawn to an attack that was recorded in…

Buea, Cameroon: Mgr Michael Bibi Appointed New Bishop
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Buea, Cameroon: Mgr Michael Bibi Appointed New Bishop

The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi, until now titular of Amudarsa and auxiliary of the metropolitan archdiocese of Bamenda, as bishop of the diocese of Buéa, Cameroon. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 5/1/2021) Born on July 28, 1971 in Bamessing, Ndop, North West Region of Cameroon, +Bibi was ordained Priest on April 26, 2000….

Cameroon: US Senate Paves Way for Sanctions
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Cameroon: US Senate Paves Way for Sanctions

After four years of conflict, people living in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon may finally have reason to be optimistic. On New Year’s Day, the US Senate passed a strongly-worded resolution paving the way for punitive sanctions on those responsible for atrocities in Cameroon. In a rare bipartisan motion, the US Congress slammed the Francophone-dominated…

Cameroon: ‘Evil Cannot Have the Last Word’ – Bishop George Nkuo
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Cameroon: ‘Evil Cannot Have the Last Word’ – Bishop George Nkuo

“It’s nearly five years now our people have experienced one of the horrors of a senseless war, hatred and enormous suffering. It’s very difficult to preach a message of peace, of love, of reconciliation, of justice and of fraternity when daily people are killed, homes are destroyed, pain is inflicted on innocent people and the…

Buea, Cameroon: Laity Form the Pillar of the Church
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Buea, Cameroon: Laity Form the Pillar of the Church

At the anniversary marking 70 years since the canonical erection of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese, the Bishop at the helm of Cameroon’s oldest Diocese has acknowledged with appreciation the “strong faith” as well as “sacrifices” the people of God have demonstrated. “Ever since my arrival and work in the diocese and after going through all the…

Cameroon: Ongoing  Sociopolitical Crisis and Covid-19 Pandemic
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Cameroon: Ongoing Sociopolitical Crisis and Covid-19 Pandemic

From Cameroon Sr Hedwig Vinyo, development officer of the Tertiary Sisters of St Francis at Shisong, sent this update on current developments in the country. We bring you warm greetings from the Development Office of the Tertiary Sisters of St Francis, Shisong. With profound gratitude, we acknowledge the moral, technical and financial support you have…

Glowing Review of Fr Robert O’Neil MHM’s Book on Early Lay Missionaries in Cameroon
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Glowing Review of Fr Robert O’Neil MHM’s Book on Early Lay Missionaries in Cameroon

Distinguished French historian, René Pellisier, wrote what is a very positive review of Fr Robert O’Neil mhm’s book ‘Born under the Gun’ for a university journal in Portugal last year. It not only speaks well of the book on Fernando Po but also of the effort Fr O’Neil has made to write from the perspective…

Cameroon: ‘Only Federated State Will Bring Stability’ – Cardinal Tumi
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Cameroon: ‘Only Federated State Will Bring Stability’ – Cardinal Tumi

Cameroon needs to return to the federal system of government to bring an end to the protracted Anglophone crisis that has resulted in the death of thousands of people and the displacement of hundreds of thousands, the Cardinal in Central African nation has said. In an interview with Radio France International (RFI) published Wednesday, December 2,…

In Grateful Memory of Cosmas Ondari MHM († 21 November 2018)
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In Grateful Memory of Cosmas Ondari MHM († 21 November 2018)

From East to West….A tribute to Cosmas Ondari mhm “Mine is a parish like all the rest, they are all alike”, says the withering priest in Robert Bresson’s luminous film, The Diary of a Country Priest! The self-effacing Cosy goes about his business of teaching, healing and sanctifying. But what has he to show for…

Cameroon Conflict: Cardinal Tumi Calls for Amnesty and Troop Withdrawal
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Cameroon Conflict: Cardinal Tumi Calls for Amnesty and Troop Withdrawal

Yaoundé (Agenzia Fides) – “I think it is now up to the Head of State to do something and I believe he can do it, that is to declare an amnesty so that there will be peace and children can go to school”, said Cardinal Christian Tumi, Archbishop Emeritus of Douala, in an interview a…

Cameroon – Nigeria: No End to Refugee Crisis
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Cameroon – Nigeria: No End to Refugee Crisis

Drawing attention to the region, the Vatican office points out the irony of Nigerians crossing the border in the northern areas seeking safety in Cameroon while Cameroonians are also crossing into the southeastern region of Nigeria.  As the conflicts rage on, many innocent people have been killed, children forced to drop out of school and…

Cameroon: Friends of Mill Hill Magazine
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Cameroon: Friends of Mill Hill Magazine

December 2020 Edition