Cameroon’s Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi on April 3 at the age of 91. The archbishop-emeritus of Douala was the only Cameroonian cardinal, and active in the country’s church and political scene to the very end of his life. Tumi had been hospitalized for three weeks and died on the evening of Good Friday. Read more about the Cardinal in this article from Crux.
A Catholic priest in Nigeria is recovering after a week-long kidnapping ordeal. Fr. Harrison Egwuenu, a priest of the Diocese of Warri in Delta State, was freed on March 21. Catholic News Agency has the rest of the story.
In this article from the National Catholic Register, some priests have found new ways to reach out during the pandemic.
Fr. Carter Griffen writes about the true essence of the debate on celibacy. "Priests are the mediators of a beautiful love story." Read more in this article from the National Catholic Register.