Rome Newsroom, Nov 6, 2020 / 05:35 am (CNA).- Cardinal Christian Tumi, who was kidnapped by gunmen Thursday evening in Cameroon’s Northwest Region, has been freed.
“Glory be to God. Cardinal Tumi has been freed by the Separatist fighters. He is fine and in good health,” Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo diocese announced on the afternoon of Nov. 6.
The 90-year-old archbishop emeritus of Douala had been traveling with 12 other people, including a local leader, from Bamenda to Kumbo on Nov. 5 when they were intercepted by gunmen belonging to separatist militias.