A History of the Catholic Church in Kumbo Diocese (1912-1988) by Joseph Noni Lafon - Cameroon


Title: A History of the Catholic Church in Kumbo Diocese (1912-1988)

Author: Joseph Noni Lafon (Faay Lii Wong)

Description: Softcover. Covers show light, uneven toning, scuffs and minor wear. Interior is unmarked; pages show light creasing. Many photographic illustrations, two maps. 272 pp. 9 x 6 inches. History of the Catholic Church's Kumbo Diocese in North West Province of Cameroon. The community was originally established by German missionaries in 1912.

Chapters: The German Mission; The Interim Period; The Mill Hill Fathers: Shisong-Kumbo; The History of the Catholic Church in Donga-Mantung Division, Religious Orders; The Schools; The Erection of Kumbo Diocese: Subsequent Developments and Problems; Transition: Pointers to Success in Evangelization.

Joseph Noni Lafon (b. 1920, Kumbo Town) was an educator, politician, a recognized authority on Nso culture, a close advisor to the Nso Fon, and a Christian leader. He served as a headmaster in many areas of the country, was elected to the West Cameroon House Assembly in 1961, and served as Secretary of State for Local Government, Lands and Survey and later Secretary of State for Primary and Nursery Education. He was a recipient of the Cameroon Medal of Merit, First Class.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: [published by author]
Year: 1988

Language: English

Keywords: Catholic Church, Africa, African, Cameroon, North West Province, Donga-Mantung, Kumbo Town, church, churches, Christian, Christianity, history, Mill Hill, missionaries, Nso, Nso people,

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