2) Increased international awareness and political pressure to call for a peaceful resolution to the troubles and
3) Financial help for the work of the Ad Hoc Committee which has been set up to respond to the humanitarian need.
6th March 2019 - Archbishop Cornelius and Bishop Bibi write on the sacredness of human life at the beginning of this Lenten season
"When human beings forget about their sacredness and dignity, they consequently often behave as irrational beings and become a prey to one another. This seems to be the case in the situation in which we now find ourselves. Since the beginning of the crisis of the Anglophone Problem …. there has been increasing and rampant profanation and disrespect of human life and the dignity of the human person.... Life seems to be valueless and meaningless. The question on every lip is: what is life?" Click here for the full Pastoral Letter
18th December 2018 - A letter from Archbishop Cornelius
4th November 2018 - Bamenda Sunday
We prayed for Archbishop Cornelius, the clergy and people of our sister Diocese in Cameroon, the Archdiocese of Bamenda. We also had a second collection, for all the projects and support our Diocese wishes to give to the Church in Bamenda. Bishop Philip said the 10 am Mass in the Cathedral and blessed a commemorative plaque to mark Archbishop Cornelius’s 35th anniversary of ordination as a bishop.
A message from Bishop Michael from Bamenda to Portsmouth Diocese on Bamenda Sunday, November 2018
Bishop Philip Egan visit to Kumbo, February 2018
Bishop Michael Bibi visits the Diocese for Bamenda Sunday, November 2017
Bishop Michael Bibi, Auxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, our Twin Diocese, spent a few days in the Diocese in the run up to Bamenda Sunday, 5th November. Our Diocese has been ‘twinned’ with Bamenda for over forty years.
He first paid a visit to Corpus Christi, Wokingham where he celebrated Mass with Fr David O’Sullivan on both the Feast day of All Saints and on All Souls Day.
Corpus Christi parish have said that it was wonderful to welcome him to their parish and how he enjoyed celebrating the All Saints Mass with the children of St Teresa’s School and meeting them afterwards.
Read more about his visit here