kids encyclopedia robot

Christian Tumi facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Christian Tumi
Archbishop of Douala
Tumi in 2019
Church Roman Catholic Church
Archdiocese Douala
See Douala
Appointed 31 August 1991
Reign ended 17 November 2009
Predecessor Simon Tonyé
Successor Samuel Kleda
Other posts Cardinal-Priest of Santi Martiri dell'Uganda a Poggio Ameno (1988-2021)
Orders
Ordination 17 April 1966
Consecration 6 January 1980
by Pope John Paul II
Created Cardinal 28 June 1988
Rank Cardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth name Christian Wiyghan Tumi
Born (1930-10-15)15 October 1930
Kikaikelaki, Cameroon
Died 2 April 2021(2021-04-02) (aged 90)
Douala, Cameroon
Previous post
  • Bishop of Yagoua (1979–82)
  • Coadjutor Archbishop of Garoua (1982–84)
  • Archbishop of Garoua (1984–91)
  • President of the Cameroon Episcopal Conference (1985–91)
Alma mater University of Fribourg
Motto Me voici je viens faire ta volonté
Coat of arms
Styles of
Christian Cardinal Tumi
Coat of arms of Christian Wiyghan Tumi.svg
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Douala

Christian Wiyghan Tumi (15 October 1930 – 2 April 2021) was a Cameroonian Cardinal Priest and the Archbishop Emeritus of Douala in the Catholic Church. Tumi is known as Santi Martiri dell'Uganda a Poggio Ameno. He was made cardinal on 28 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II, Cardinal Tumi was named the Archbishop of Douala on 31 August 1991.

Tumi died on 2 April 2021, aged 90.

kids search engine
Christian Tumi Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.