Sunday, August 18, 2013

Pentecostal Pastors Go Against Cameroon’s President, Paul Biya on Shutting Down 150 Churches

Pentecostal church ministers have thrown severe criticisms over the president’s move shutting down 150 churches sighting Paul Biya’s ‘insecurity’ about the churches’ massive attack of his government.

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The pastors in the industrial capital, Douala and N.W town, Bamenda took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the president’s decision. They also suggested the president should step down. (Biya has been president since 1982)

The president authorized only the Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Muslim and a few churches to carry on but the bishop of the Christian Church of God in Yaounde, Boniface Tum told CNN that the president finds the large proliferation of churches in Cameroon as a huge threat and besides, “it is a strict violation of the right to religion,”