Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace
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Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace

Although Cardinal Tumi retired ten years ago, he never stopped promoting dialogue and human rights in his homeland. Last November, he was abducted by a group alleged to be “restorationists” demanding a sovereign Ambazonia, a pre-independence entity consisting of the former British Southern Cameroons. His captors disapproved of Tumi’s call for Ambazonian militia to lay…

Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90
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Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90

Cardinal Tumi was born on October 15, 1930 in Kikaikelaki in village in Kumbo in the North West Region of Cameroon. He was the first and only Cameroonian cardinal. He had been Bishop of Yagoua in the Far North Region, Archbishop of Garoua in the North Region where he was named Cardinal and subsequently Archbishop…

Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi on School Boycott
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Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi on School Boycott

Cameroon’s Cardinal Christian Tumi says a violently enforced schools boycott is tuning the population against separatists in the country’s Anglophone regions. On Feb. 6,  gunmen struck in a school in Elak Oku in Cameroon’s North West region, taking four children away. The children have since been released, but the attack once more demonstrates just how…

Cameroon: Pursuit of Peace can’t go without Justice – Cardinal Parolin
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Cameroon: Pursuit of Peace can’t go without Justice – Cardinal Parolin

“A stable peace is one that is sustainable and rooted in the social fabric, makes no noise … It’s not divorced from justice, but is fed by sacrifices, by clemency, by mercy and by charity … Peace is never acquired once and for all; it is always being constructed,” the cardinal explained. “A stable peace…

Bamenda, Cameroon: Archbishop Andrew Nkea’s Powerful Message
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Bamenda, Cameroon: Archbishop Andrew Nkea’s Powerful Message

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Cameroon: Rapturous Welcome to Cardinal Parolin
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Cameroon: Rapturous Welcome to Cardinal Parolin

Warm greetings  from Bamenda where I am home for a for holiday. Am sharing with your a short clip of the beautiful welcome given to His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin,Secretary of the Vatican State, in Bamenda yesterday 30th of Jan 2021. Today 31 Jan 2021 The Cardinal with celebrate Mass in St Joseph’s metropolitan cathedral…

Cameroon: Visit Cardinal Parolin Sign of Pope’s Care and Concern
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Cameroon: Visit Cardinal Parolin Sign of Pope’s Care and Concern

Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin arrives in Cameroon Thursday, 28 January, and his visit lasts until 3 February. He is accompanied by Msgr. Ivan Santus, an official with the Section for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State. Sign of Pope’s care and concern The visit is meant to show—once again and in the…

Rawalpindi, Pakistan: Cardinal Joseph Coutts Appointed Chairperson of Christian Research Centre
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Rawalpindi, Pakistan: Cardinal Joseph Coutts Appointed Chairperson of Christian Research Centre

Cardinal Joseph Coutts, the archbishop of Karachi, has been appointed as the chairperson of a key Christian research and study center. He is taking charge of the Christian Study Centre in Rawalpindi, said Father Nasir William, director of the Diocesan Commission for Rawalpindi and Islamabad. “It’s a big responsibility but since this prelate of the…

Cameroon: “My Night in Captivity’ – Cardinal Tumi Narrates
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Cameroon: “My Night in Captivity’ – Cardinal Tumi Narrates

Cameroon’s Cardinal who was freed after a night with his abductors last November has narrated his ordeal in a new book, Christian Cardinal Tumi’s memoir published under the title, “My Night in Captivity.” In an interview with ACI Africa Tuesday, January 12, the co-author of Cardinal Tumi’s memoir, Martin Jumbam said that it was important for the…

Brunei:We are also ‘a Face of the Church’  – Cardinal Sim
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Brunei:We are also ‘a Face of the Church’ – Cardinal Sim

Cardinal Sim heads Brunei’s Catholic community of some 16,000 faithful, 80% of whom are migrants or expatriates, mostly from the Philippines but also from other south-east Asian countries. They are catered to by 3 priests, all local Bruneians. The 69-year old Apostolic Vicar feels that in making him a cardinal, Pope Francis wanted to “include…