Catholic Church in Cameroon

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Pope Francis speaks in his Angelus address after Mass in Matera, Italy, on Sept. 25, 2022.

Pope Francis appeals for the release of kidnapped Catholics in Cameroon

Sep 25, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Five Catholic priests, a religious sister, and three lay people were kidnapped in an attack on a Catholic church in... Read more

Displaced people fleeing the war in Cameroon

Catholic church burned, priests and religious sister kidnapped in war-torn Cameroon

Sep 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

Gunmen set a Catholic church on fire and kidnapped five priests, one religious sister, and two lay people in western... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured in St. Peter's Basilica Oct. 3, 2015.

Cardinal Parolin brings message of peace and reconciliation to Cameroon

Feb 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

On a visit to Cameroon this week, the Vatican secretary of state said he is hoping peace and reconciliation can... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin attends an ordination at the Basilica of Sant'Eugenio in Rome, Sept. 5, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican cardinal visits Cameroon as Catholic Church seeks to resolve Anglophone crisis

Jan 28, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican’s Secretary of State kicked off a week-long trip to Cameroon on Thursday in which he will visit a... Read more