Catholic Nuns in Kenya can become “important agents” of inclusivity, facilitating the narrowing of the gap between the rich and the poor as the country becomes a middle-income economy, the President of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF) has said.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Dagoretti North Constituency in Kenya has lauded the apostolate of Catholic Nuns in the East African nation for doing much more in their collaboration with the government in the delivery of services.
Hundreds of Catholic Nuns from some 40 Religious Orders in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia are having their approach to Congregational initiatives “transformed” thanks to a partnership with Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF).
The facilitation of capacity building projects, and related empowerment initiatives under the helm of Catholic Sisters are some of the ways that the U.S-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF) is fostering the “networking” of the members of the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK).
Families need to be supported to ensure the “holistic development” of children, the Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said.
The moral requirement to safeguard children is not new, the Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has said.
Commitment of women and men Religious to their families is slowly killing the spirit of evangelization in Kenya, members of the Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.
There is a need to revise the old formation programs for those joining Religious Life in Africa to match the positive and negative realities of the current society, a Catholic Nun in Kenya has said.
Catholic Sisters in Kenya have launched a six-month COVID-19 prevention and vaccine awareness campaign in view of encouraging community members to “get vaccinated and embrace other preventive measures” against the pandemic.
The ongoing adolescent training organized by the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK) is aimed at equipping teachers with skills to support their learners through childhood to adolescence in order to address the rising cases of teenage pregnancy in various parts of the East African nation.
Hope reigned behind the heavy walls of Lodwar Women Prison on Saturday, March 6 when Catholic Nuns belonging to various Religious Orders in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Lodwar visited the correctional facility, bringing it to life on the celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
Fostering collaboration with other Church entities in Kenya in view of promoting evangelization in the East African nation is one of the objectives of the newly elected Chairman of the Religious Superiors’ Conference of Kenya (RSCK), the forum that brings together representatives of the male Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in Kenya.