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Bishop Jean-Marie Benoit Bala of Bafia disappeared last week

Bishop Jean-Marie Benoit Balla of Bafia was declared missing earlier this week

Why the Catholic Church in Africa has flourished: unflinching fidelity to the teachings of Christ

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African thought can show the West how to put aside individualism

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Cardinal Bertello was the apostolic nuncio to Ghana from 1987 to 1991

Threats and violence directed against the Church are now widespread, say bishops

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The Pontiff said words alone were not enough to help the people of the African nation