“We thank God for the release of our missionary confreres abducted on November 23. We are grateful for all the messages of solidarity, communion, and prayers. May God bless us all!”: this was the message issued by the Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Maria (Claretians), sent also to Fides, which announced the release. The Congregation is celebrating for the release of the confreres of the Independent Delegation of Cameroon.
I missionaries released are Fr Giuda Taddeo Langhe, Apostolate Prefect and director of “Pubblicaciones Claretianas del Camerun”; Fr. Placide Muntong Gweh, student Abel Fondem Ndia, and lastly also Fr.Yene Anaclet. The Claretians abducted on November 23 by secessionists present in the Anglophone area of the country, were on the way to Munyenge with humanitarian aid for the people suffering because of fighting in the area. The missionaries are now in Douala, but the driver, also taken prisoner, is still in the hands of the kidnappers.