Yaounde, Cameroon Africa. (Cameroon News) – Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox and Islam leaders during an inter-religious service in Our Lady of Victory Cathedral in down town Yaounde on Friday, November 4, 2011 prayed for peace, love, stability , discernment and wisdom to President Paul Biya as he begins a new seven-year term of office as Head of State.
The service which came a day after Paul Biya took the oath of office on November 3, 2011, was attended by the presidential family, cabinet ministers, members of the National Assembly, Supreme Court, diplomatic corps, representatives of international organizations and a cross section of the Yaounde population.
The religious leaders in different supplications, prayed for prosperity, peace, national unity, public office, youths and the nation Cameroon.
“We beg you to put into your loving heart our President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya who is inaugurating another seven years mandate to lead us.
May all Cameroonians under his leadership stay happy, live in peace and become instruments of love and unity”, Reverend Robert Goyek, President of the Council of Protestant Churches of Cameroon prayed.
The President of the Catholic National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon, Archbishop Joseph Atanga quoting the book of I Kings in the Bible, implored God to give Paul Biya a docile heart, spirit of discernment and wisdom as he gave King Solomon for Biya to rule Cameroon well.
The Archbishop of Yaounde, Victor Tonye Bakot in his welcome speech, congratulated President Paul Biya on behalf of the Church and thanked God for peace before, during and after the election.
He said “Our leaders have been chosen by God” and prayed that the Almighty should give them loving hearts and wisdom to govern the country.Pin It