Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today the Holy Father appointed rev. Michael Miabesue Bibi, Secretary-Chancellor of the archdiocese as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Bamenda (Cameroon), assigning him the titular see of Amudarsa.
Rev. Michael Miabesue Bibi was born on July 28, 1971 in Bamessing (Nsei), Archdiocese of Bamenda. He studied Philosophy and Theology at the St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary of Bambui in Bamenda. He was ordained a priest on April 26, 2000 and incardinated for the Archdiocese of Bamenda.
Since his ordination he has served the following roles: 2000-2001: Assistant priest at St. Jude, in Fundong; 2001-2003: Assistant priest at St. Matthias, in Widikum; 2003-2004: Assistant priest at St. Joseph, in Mankon; 2004-2006: Studies for the Master in Theology, with a specialization in catechetics at the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, England; 2006-2008: Parish Ministry in St. Joseph Parish, in Bafut and All Saints' Parish; 2006-2007: Chaplain of the Sacred Heart College in Mankon; 2007-2008: Chaplain of St. Paul College of Nkwen; 2009-2011: Assistant Archdiocesan Financial Secretary and diocesan Chancellor; 2012-2015: Special Assistant to the Archbishop; since 2015: Secretary Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Bamenda. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 24/01/2017)