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Fr. Lawrence Njoroge, author of the book, "Beyond the Century of Endeavour: History of Catholic Church in Kenya” during the November 19 Book Launch. Credit: ACI Africa

How Catholic Priest “collected material” for Book on History of Catholic Church in Kenya

Nov 22, 2022

A member of the Clergy of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has recounted how he gathered content for his new book about the history of the Catholic Church in Kenya that Paulines Publications Africa published.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo during Confirmation Mass at St Ignatius of Loyola Kenya Prisons Chaplaincy of the Archdiocese of Nairobi on 7 October 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Archbishop Urges Environmental Conservation, Says “bad” Nature Breeds Human Evils

Oct 8, 2022

There is an urgent need to conserve the environment by undertaking deliberate initiatives to “take care of nature”, the Archbishop of Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi has said.

Fr. Boniface Kariuki, Spiritual Director Legion of Mary Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Legion of Mary Can Be “breeding ground” for Consecrated Life: Catholic Priest in Kenya

Oct 6, 2022

Making known the Legion of Mary across Kenya and having the people of God in the East African nation embrace the lay Catholic movement can foster vocations to Consecrated Life, the Spiritual Director of Marian movement has said. 

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese flanked by John Cardinal Njue (left) during the memorial Holy Mass of the Servant of God, Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga celebrated at the Resurrection garden, Karen, Nairobi on 6 September 2022. Credit: Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi/Facebook

Kenya’s First Cardinal Headed to Sainthood Hailed as “a great gift to the Church”

Sep 6, 2022

Kenya’s first Cardinal, the Servant of God, Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga, who is being considered for Sainthood, has been hailed as “a great gift to the Church” in the East African country and the world.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: ADN

Life Has to Continue after General Elections: Catholic Archbishop to Electorate in Kenya

Aug 8, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has urged voters in the East African nation to be prepared to accept the outcome of the Tuesday, August 9 general elections because life has to continue after the polls.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese with the four Sisters of daughters of St. Paul who took their final religious profession. Credit: ACI Africa.

“Serve now and serve permanently”: Archbishop in Kenya to Nuns at Perpetual Profession

Jun 19, 2022

The Archbishop of Nairobi has urged the four members of the Institute of Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) who made their perpetual profession Friday, June 17 to embrace the spirit of service in the Church, and to do so all the days of their lives.  

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo poses for a photo with Priests after the ordination Mass. Credit: ACI Africa.

Strive to “do things God’s way:" Archbishop to Newly Ordained Kenyan Spiritan Priests

Jun 12, 2022

The newly ordained Kenyan Priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) have been urged to center their Priestly life to the one who called them to the ministry, always striving “to do things God’s way”.

Catholic Media houses in the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya displaying their work at the Holy Family Minor Basilica on the World Communications Day celebrated on Sunday, May 29. Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s Report Differently “from secular media agencies”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

May 30, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have challenged communicators who profess the Catholic faith to take into account their Christian faith when reporting. 

A poster announcing forthcoming 56th World Communications Day (WCD) in Kenya's Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: Fr. Isaac Maina, SDB/BEAMS/Nairobi

Catholic Media Houses in Nairobi Conducting Awareness Campaign ahead of Communications Day

May 20, 2022

Catholic Media houses in the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya are conducting campaigns to sensitize the people of God in the Kenyan Metropolitan See about the forthcoming 56th World Communications Day (WCD).

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Authorities Laud Outgoing Catholic Bishop for Peace Initiatives in Warrying Region

Mar 21, 2022

Kenyan government officials have lauded the new Local Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Kisumu in Kenya, Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, for working tirelessly to restore peace in his former Episcopal See.

Bishop David Kamau, the Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi Archbishop, who has been appointed Apostolic Administrator Nakuru Diocese in Kenya. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi Archdiocese Appointed Apostolic Administrator of Nakuru, Kenya

Mar 20, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop David Kamau as the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya. 

Displaced people at Mukuru kwa Njenga, slum served by St. Mary's Catholic Church in Kenya's Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: Fr. John Munjuri

Kenyan Parish Counting Losses as Eight Small Christian Communities Vanish in Demolitions

Nov 25, 2021

The October 11 government demolitions at Nairobi’s Mukuru kwa Njenga slum, which is served by St. Mary’s Mukuru Parish of the Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) found Grace (not her real name) singing at a spiritual recollection that the Catholic Parish was conducting.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo celebrating Mass at St Mary's Msongari grounds. Credit: ACI Africa

At Installation of Nairobi Archbishop, Church’s Role in Fighting Corruption Highlighted

Nov 21, 2021

The role of the Catholic Church in the fight against corruption in Kenya was one of the highlights during the installation of the new Archbishop of Nairobi Saturday, November 20.

Arrival of Archbishop Philip Anyolo. Credit: ADN

Eastern Africa Bishops Congratulate New Archbishop for Nairobi ahead of His Installation

Nov 19, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa have shared their best wishes with Archbishop Philip Anyolo on his appointment and his installation as the Local Ordinary of Kenya's Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN). 

Archbishop Philip Anyolo (left) and Msgr. Estêvão Binga (right). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Archbishop to be Installed, Auxiliary Bishop for Benguela in Angola Appointed

Nov 3, 2021

The installation of Archbishop Philip Anyolo as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has been scheduled to take place Saturday, November 20. 

Fr. Boniface Kariuki, Spiritual Director Legion of Mary Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Legion of Mary in Kenyan Archdiocese Eyeing Learners to Battle Declining Numbers

Oct 16, 2021

The leadership of the Legion of Mary of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi is seeking to strengthen legionaries in schools in an attempt to counter the declining numbers the association is facing, an official of the association has told ACI Africa.

A display of Legion of Mary banner by Legionaries outside Holy Family Minor Basilica. Credit: ACI Africa

Nairobi’s Legion of Mary Battles with Declining Numbers as Church Associations Multiply

Sep 9, 2021

The Legion of Mary of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi is facing a decline in membership, the leadership of the 100-year-old Catholic lay association in the Kenyan Archdiocese has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Group photo of participants at the training organized by the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK) aimed at equipping teachers with skills to support their learners through childhood to adolescence/ Credit: ACI Africa.

Catholic Sisters’ Project to Equip Kenyan Teachers with Skills to Avert Teen Pregnancies

Jun 3, 2021

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.

The cover page of the new book titled, “Archbishop John Joseph McCarthy: A Visionary and Dedicated Missionary,” by the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN). Credit: Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN)

The Times of First Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi Behind Kenya’s Top Church Institutions

May 23, 2021

Little can be found in the public domain about the man behind the most thriving schools, hospitals and Catholic Missions in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi and the surrounding Dioceses.

The Apostolic Administrator of Kenya's Nairobi Archdiocese, Bishop David Kamau / Archdiocese of Nairobi/Facebook

Amid Public Worship Suspension in Kenya, Bishop Urges Clerics to Foster “message of hope”

Mar 30, 2021

The Apostolic Administrator of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has encouraged members of the Clergy serving in the Metropolitan see to remains sources of encouragement and hope amid public worship suspension in sections of the East African nation.