Archdiocese of Nairobi

Hon. Moses Masika Wetang'ula. Credit: ACI Africa

“The moral barometer of our country”: Kenya’s National Assembly Speaker Lauds Catholic Bishops at Episcopal Consecration

Apr 9, 2024

The Speaker of the National Assembly in Kenya has recognized with appreciation the role that Catholic Bishops are playing in the East African nation.

A section of Priests, including Fr. Jeff Duaime during the Episcopal Consecration of two Auxiliary Bishops for Nairobi Archdiocese on 6 April 2024. Credit: ACI Africa

“The excitement, enthusiasm was uplifting”: Catholic Missionary Priest on Ordination of Auxiliary Bishops for Nairobi

Apr 7, 2024

The Saturday, April 6 Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Simon Peter Kamomoe and Bishop Wallace Ng’ang’a Gachihi as Auxiliary Bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya was “uplifting”, a U.S.-born Catholic Missionary Priest, who witnessed the celebration at St. Mary’s Msongari School grounds in Westlands, Nairobi, has said. 

Bishop  Simon Peter Kamomoe and Bishop Wallace Ng’ang’a Gachihi during the 6 April 2024 Episcopal ordination af St. Mary’s Msongari School grounds in Westlands. Credit: ACI Africa

Newly Ordained Auxiliary Bishops for Nairobi Urged to Be Prophetic, to “speak their minds in interest of their people"

Apr 6, 2024

The two newly Consecrated Auxiliary Bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya have been called upon to live their prophetic calling, speaking out truth to power, for the interest of the people of God under their pastoral care. 

Bishop John Oballa of Kenya's Ngong Diocese. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Amid “challenges within the Church”, Catholic Bishop in Kenya Urges Priests to “stand by revealed truth of the Gospel”

Mar 28, 2024

Bishop John Oballa Owaa of the Catholic Diocese of Ngong in Kenya has cautioned Priests against despair in the face of challenges they experience “within the Church”.

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya’s Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Training of Small Christian Community Leaders among AMECEA “pastoral strategies”: Official

Feb 25, 2024

Capacity building initiatives targeting animators of Small Christian Communities (SCCs) is one of the strategies that members of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have identified in their effort to realize “deeper evangelization” in the region, an official of the nine-nation association has said.  

Robert Cardinal Sarah. Credit: ACI Africa

Cardinal Sarah Cautions against Disunity among Christians, Says It’s Counter Witnessing

Feb 23, 2024

Disunity among followers of Christ is counterproductive to the mission of witnessing the Gospel message and the evangelization ministry, Robert Cardinal Sarah has said. 

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: ACI Africa

Kenyan Archbishop Concerned about Declining “missionary impulse”, Calls for Reflection

Feb 23, 2024

The Archbishop of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi has expressed concern about what he described as a global decline in the missionary spirit, and called on the people of God in Africa to reflect on how the African Church can assist in missionary work across the world.

Mons. Simon Peter Kamomoe(left) and Mons. Wallace Ng’ang’a Gachihi(right) appointed Auxiliary Bishops of Kenya's Nairobi Archdiocese on 13 February 2024.

Pope Francis Appoints Two Auxiliary Bishops for Nairobi Catholic Archdiocese in Kenya

Feb 13, 2024

Pope Francis has appointed two new Auxiliary Bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) in Kenya.  

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo during the Annual Leaders Symposium in Kenya's Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

“Stand firm in Christian values”: Archbishop to Catholic Student Leaders in Kenya

Jan 30, 2024

Student leaders in Catholic sponsored schools in Kenya have been urged to make Christian values their main reference in their day-to-day decisions.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo with some of the members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) of St. Mary Immaculate Parish, Kumura during the inauguration of the Parish earlier this month. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Let’s Seek “God’s will in humble prayer”: Archbishop of Nairobi in Christmas Message

Dec 25, 2023

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph is a model of family life, the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Nairobi Catholic Archdiocese has said, and underscored the need to emulate the Holy Family of Nazareth in seeking the will of God “in humble prayer”.

Some of the Guests at the one day concert held at St. Mary's auditorium in Nairobi. Credit: ACI Africa

How Youth at Kenyan Catholic Parish are Supporting Needy Colleagues in Twinning Initiative

Dec 4, 2023

Members of the Kings and Queens youth group of St. Austin’s Catholic Parish of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya are reaching out to their needy colleagues in a first evangelization context in the country’s Nakuru Diocese in a twinning initiative that started seven years ago.

Bishop John Mbinda presenting the Book of the Gospels to newly ordained Deacons. Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s Be “professional” in Preparing Homilies: Catholic Bishop in Kenya to New Deacons

Sep 17, 2023

There is need for members of the Clergy to prepare their homilies, handling their ministry in a “professional” way as they feed the people of God with the word of God, Bishop John Mbinda of Kenya’s Lodwar Diocese has said. 

A poster announcing Family Day in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Church Not a Company, Goes Beyond “administrative grouping”: Kenyan Archbishop

Aug 12, 2023

The definition of the Church as the family of God goes beyond an “administrative grouping” and does not operate as a company, the Archbishop of Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi has said.

The Kenya Prisons Service Principal Chaplain, Fr. Peter Kimani speaking on Tuesday, August 1 during the Prize Giving Ceremony at St. Jude Donholm School in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: Capuchin TV.

Catholic Chaplain at Kenyan Prison Blames Moral Decay on Parental Absence

Aug 5, 2023

The principal chaplain at the Kenya Prisons Service has urged parents in the East African country to show their children direction in life, and blamed deteriorating morals among the youth in the country on parental absence.

The Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Don Bosco Upper Hill, Nairobi, venue for the Marian Congress. Credit:Salesian Missions

Planned Marian Congress to Make Salesian Shrine “heart of Marian devotion in East Africa"

Jun 23, 2023

The Marian Congress that members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the East Africa Province (AFP) are organizing is to culminate in having their Nairobi-based shrine “the heart of Marian devotion in East Africa," the Salesian Communication Delegate for the four-day has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen officially opens the door of the St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya on 13 May 2023. Credit: St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish

“A Holy space”: Nuncio at Kenyan Church Consecration, Cautions against Politics in Church

May 14, 2023

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has underscored the need to respect Catholic church buildings, and cautioned against using the “holy space” for politics.

St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish. Credit: Magdalene Kahiu/ACI Africa

Scheduled Consecration of Kenyan Church to be “a memorable event”: Parish Priest

May 11, 2023

The consecration of St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya planned for Saturday, May 13 will be “a memorable event for parishioners”, the Parish Priest has said.

“Such a positive experience”: Parent on Pioneer Children Holiday Camp at Kenyan Parish

May 2, 2023

The pioneer children holiday camp, which St. Austin’s Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi organized was “a positive experience” for participants, a parent at the Catholic Parish has said. 

Archbishop Kivuva with three FSP members after taking perpetual vows outside Consolata Shrine. Credit: ACI Africa

Pauline Sisters Keeping “church on toes” Through Media: Catholic Archbishop in Kenya

Apr 16, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese has lauded members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) for keeping the people of God in Kenya “on toes” through media apostolate. 

A poster announcing the final profession of three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP). Credit: Paulines Publication Africa

Catholic Bookshops “our pulpit”: Kenyan Pauline Sisters ahead of Perpetual Profession

Apr 12, 2023

Not everyone who steps into a bookshop is interested in buying books. This is what three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) have observed while working at Catholic bookshops under the auspices of their Religious Order in various African countries.