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Cameroon - Latest News
Jun 5, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- When Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam enters Game 3 of the NBA Finals Wednesday night, he will cross himself and then point upward to the sky. The cross will be to help him remember to give glory to God. The finger point will be for his dad.
Nov 21, 2018 - 03:08 pm .- A priest serving in Cameroon has been killed by military gunfire, amid a military and political conflict that has rocked the country for in recent years.
Nov 16, 2018 - 04:03 pm .- Three Franciscan sisters and 13 novices travelling from Bamenda to Shisong in Northwest Cameroon have been released, after they were captured by separatist fighters in the small village of Bamessing yesterday.
Jun 16, 2017 - 12:04 am .- After determining that one of their confreres was murdered two weeks ago, the bishops of Cameroon have called on the national government to take up its task of protecting human life.
Jun 7, 2017 - 03:17 pm .- Local news reports say that “signs of torture” have been found on the body of a Cameroonian bishop whose body was found in a river last week.
Jun 2, 2017 - 02:45 pm .- The body of Cameroon Bishop Jean-Marie Benoît Balla, who has reportedly committed suicide, has been found, African sources have reported.
Sep 21, 2016 - 03:03 pm .- A region of Cameroon that traditionally believed women to have no value now sees them as equal to men, thanks to a lay Catholic apostolate in the area.
Dec 4, 2015 - 06:48 am .- Cameroon’s government has said a multi-national military action has freed 900 hostages of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.
Apr 24, 2015 - 01:23 am .- A bishop in Cameroon has sent out an urgent message that the militant Islamist group Boko Haram is increasingly spreading into his country – but that media around the world are paying no attention.
Oct 7, 2014 - 10:06 am .- Boko Haram terrorist activity spreading into Cameroon from northeastern Nigeria has caused local Catholic missionaries to increase security, but one bishop has stressed that relations with local Muslims are good.  
Apr 5, 2014 - 11:39 am .- Pope Francis is remembering in his prayers two Italian priests and a Canadian religious sister who were kidnapped in Cameroon Friday night.