Future Vatican Diplomat Dies at 31

The young priest René Gaston Ayihi Tsimi, 31, from Cameroon, has died at the age of 31, writes FarodiRoma.it (11 April). The deceased was a student at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, which trains …More
The young priest René Gaston Ayihi Tsimi, 31, from Cameroon, has died at the age of 31, writes FarodiRoma.it (11 April).
The deceased was a student at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, which trains future Vatican diplomats.
Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, wrote that he gave him a picture of St John Paul II when he was taken to the Gemelli Clinic. Ayihi kept it on his bedside table all the time, next to the picture of Our Lady of Pompeii.
Ayihi was born on 13 July 1992 in Mbandjock, in the Diocese of Obala (Cameroon). He studied Philosophy in Otélé and Theology at the Pontifical Urbanian University in Rome, where he also obtained a Licentiate in Canon Law.
After his ordination on 22 August 2020, he was assistant priest in Nkomotou until July 2021. In the same month he was appointed vice-chancellor of his diocese, a position he held until his return to Rome.
On 26 September 2023, he began his studies at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical …More
Darice Henriques
May his soul rest in peace.
Credo .
Lord have mercy on his soul! 🙏
foward
Vaxed? RIP