UPDATES re. the Priests and Nun Kidnapped in Cameroon

Sister Gilberte Bissiere

Things don't look good for the Canadian nun who was kidnapped early Saturday morning in Cameroon, where she worked as a missionary helping those with HIV and AIDS.Several of my readers have asked whether I had any updates on the status of the victims, since I first posted a prayer request on Saturday morning.  Sadly, they've not been located, but additional information has now been published by Britain's Daily Mail.The 80-year-old Canadian nun, who has now been officially identified as … [Read more...]

Please Pray: Two Priests, Nun Kidnapped in Northern Cameroon (UPDATED)


Two Italian priests and an 80-year-old Canadian sister were kidnapped during the night of April 4-5 by armed men in northern Cameroon.  The gunmen reportedly ransacked the building where the three were staying before forcibly taking the hostages.The three kidnapping victims were working as missionaries in Cameroon's Diocese of Maroua, near the border of Nigeria.  Italy's foreign ministry identified the priests, assigned from the Vicenza diocese in northeast Italy. as Father Giampaolo Marta an … [Read more...]