Other Pontifical Acts – 5 April 2014

Vatican City, 5 April 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: – appointed Fr. Bruno Ateba Edo, S.A.C., as bishop of Maroua-Mokolo (area 14,332, population 2,000,000, Catholics 70,000, priests 66, permanent deacons 10, religious 134), Cameroon. The bishop-elect was born in Zoetele, Cameroon in 1964, gave his perpetual vws in 1994 and was ordained a [...]

Pope Francis Receives The President Of Cameroon

Vatican City, 18 October 2013 (VIS) - This morning in the Vatican Apostolic Palace the Holy Father Francis received in audience the president of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya, who then went on to meet with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. During the colloquial discussions, satisfaction was expressed for the good [...]

CAMEROON – Sharp increase in child malnutrition in north

Kousseri (Agenzia Fides) – In northern Cameroon, as in much of Africa’s western Sahel band, there is an unusually high child malnutrition rate. Six children died from malnutrition in Kousseri hospital, northern Cameroon, in July alone. “In the 10 health centres in Kousseri city, malnutrition cases [moderate and severe] went from 75 in May to [...]