Cameroon’s bishops fear ‘genocide’

Cameroon’s bishops have called on authorities to avert “genocide” after security forces fired on independence protesters, killing at least 20 people. A government spokesman accused the bishops of being allies with “terrorists”.

Pope prays for priest abducted in Nigeria

Pope Francis has said he is praying for Fr Maurizio Pallu, an Italian priest abducted by armed men in Nigeria. Fr Pallu was a catechist in England for several years.

Bishop who faced mass revolt of clergy resigns

Bishop Hubertus Leteng of Ruteng, Indonesia, has resigned amid allegations that he had a mistress and took £94,000 of church funds.

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