Bishop of Bafia, Cameroon, dies under suspicious circumstances

YAOUNDE JUNE 6, 2017(CISA)-The body of Bishop Jean-Maries Balla of the Catholic Diocese of Bafia has been found in a river 78 kilometres from the country’s capital Yaoundé. His car was found on May 31 on a bridge over the Sanaga River with a note, “Do not look for me, I am in the water,” reported CNA. The bishop had been missing since May 30 after he left his office in Bafia at about 11.30 pm. It was unclear where he was headed.

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Mission Inspiration

Utrecht, The Netherlands Each year in the weeks preceding Pentecost the Dutch missionary agency WNM (Week of the Dutch Missionary) organises a 'Day of Inspiration for Mission'. At this year's…

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No-Internet-Land

Fr Arnold Verhoeven mhm traces the origins and recounts the early history of the lingua franca of Anglophone Western Cameroon: Pidgin English.

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Celebration

Forgiveness and celebration are at the heart of community. These are the two faces of love. The poorer people are, the more they love to celebrate. The festivals of the poorest people in Africa last for several days. They use all their savings on huge feasts and beautiful clothes. These feasts nearly always celebrate a divine or a religious event. They are sacred occasions. In richer countries we have lost the art of celebrating. People go to movies or watch television or have other leisure activities; they go to parties but they do not celebrate

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Gratefully Remembering

"Father Nicholas Groot mhm worked and died in Cameroon as a hero. Cameroon was his first assignment as a missionary and he stayed until his death'. Dear Mill Hill family,

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Violence – A Plea

Emmanuel Nuh Mbeh mhm VIOLENCE.....!!! What a world, is the exclamation in many minds and hearts! The overwhelming sense of insecurity in every country and city and heart - One…

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