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Catholic Church in Kenya

Participants in the Spiritan Chapter at Stella Maris Hotel, Bagamoyo in Tanzania's Morogoro Diocese 3-24 October 2021. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pentecost: Spiritan Superior General Says “it’s harvest time”, Recalls “wonderful witnesses of our missionary history”

May 18, 2024

The mission of the Spiritan missionaries, who left their respective countries, pioneering the proclamation of the Gospel to the people of God in other territories of the world, including Africa and Asia “has borne fruit”, the Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans/Holy Ghost Fathers) has said. 

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Be Guided by “that little word called conscience”: Attorney to Graduates at Nairobi-based Catholic Philosophy Institute

May 18, 2024

The conscience plays a critical role in human life, Fred Ngatia, a Kenyan criminal justice attorney and Senior Counsel has told the latest graduates from Consolata Institute of Philosophy (CIP), the Nairobi-based learning institution under the auspices of the Institute of Consolata Missionaries (IMC).

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Practice Your Nursing Profession “from the Catholic ethical point of view”: Catholic Bishop to New Nurses

May 17, 2024

New nurses, who graduated from St. Joseph's Mission Hospital, Migori School of Nursing under the auspices of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Homa Bay have been called upon to practice their nursing profession in line with Catholic values.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen with Catholic communicators in the Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: BEAMS

World Communications Day in Nairobi: Apostolic Nuncio Advocates for Responsible, Prudent Digital Culture Fostering Truth

May 13, 2024

The digital culture needs to be characterized by responsible and prudent engagement that contributes to the safeguarding of human dignity, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has said.

“A great milestone”, “produces the very best”: Students of Newly Chartered Catholic University in Kenya

May 6, 2024

The granting of the Charter to Tangaza University (TU) is “a great milestone”, a student at the jointly owned Catholic institution of higher learning in Kenya has told ACI Africa.

“Significant achievement”, “new era”: Archbishop, Kenya’s Parliament Speaker on Newly Chartered Catholic University

May 5, 2024

The granting of the Charter to Tangaza University (TU), the Kenya-based institution of higher learning that is jointly owned by some 22 Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (ICLSAL), is a move of great significance and ushers in “a new era”, a Catholic Archbishop and the Speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly have said.

Religious leaders in Kenya during the National Dialogue Committee (NADCO). Credit: KCCB

Religious Leaders in Kenya “strongly urge” Legislators to Engage Citizens in the National Dialogue Committee Report

May 5, 2024

Religious leaders in Kenya have “strongly” urged legislatures to engage citizens of the East African nation in the multiple constitutional reforms that members of the National Dialogue Committee (NADCO) have presented in their report. 

“Be serious in the business of forming leaders”: Bishop to Faculty of Newly Chartered Catholic University in Kenya

May 3, 2024

Faculty members of Tangaza University (TU), the newly chartered Kenya-based institution of higher learning that is jointly owned by some 22 Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (ICLSAL), have to be keen on helping students overcome the temptation of aping others as “followers”.

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo (left) and Fr. Rafael Simbine Junior (right) during the 25 April 2024 press conference. Credit: ACI Africa

Church in Africa Acts on Synod on Synodality Call to “theological, pastoral discernment” on Polygamy, Creates Commission

May 3, 2024

The leadership of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has responded to the call of the first session of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to discern pastoral care towards persons in polygamous unions.

President William Ruto (right) and the Vice Chancellor of Tangaza University (TU), Fr. Prof. Patrick Mwania holding the logo of the institution. Credit: State House Kenya/Institute of Social Communication - Tangaza University

Jointly Owned Catholic University in Kenya Granted Charter, Urged to “promote access to affordable, quality education”

May 2, 2024

Tangaza University (TU), the Kenya-based institution of higher learning that is jointly owned by some 22 Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (ICLSAL), has become a fully fledged university, after Kenya’s President, William Ruto, granted it the Charter on Thursday, May 2. 

Pope Francis prays during his Wednesday general audience on 15 November 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Expresses “spiritual closeness” to Kenyans as Flash Floods Cause Dozens of Deaths, Widespread Destruction

May 1, 2024

Pope Francis is in spiritual solidarity with the people of God in Kenya, where heavy rainfall has caused flash floods, dozens of deaths, and widespread destruction of property.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

“It’s not always easy for some”: Communicators in Kenyan Dioceses Challenged to Cover for Bishops Missing Online

Apr 27, 2024

Communicators in Kenyan Catholic Dioceses have been challenged to keep their Local Ordinaries visible on social media platforms as they juggle between busy schedules.

The “distinct cultural, community forces” Africa’s Delegates to Synod on Synodality Want Integrated into Church Mission

Apr 26, 2024

Embracing the new way of being Church through Small Christian Communities (SCCs) and living out the spirit of “Ubuntu” are the two particular “cultural and community forces” that delegates representing the Church in Africa at the ongoing Synod on Synodality want integrated into the continental mission of the Church.

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Let’s “stand with Kenya” as Heavy Rainfall Causes Flash Floods, Deaths, Widespread Destruction: Jesuit Entity Director

Apr 26, 2024

The flash floods, deaths, and widespread destruction of property amid rainfall in Kenya call for solidarity with and support for the people of God in the East African nation, a Nairobi-based Jesuit Priest has said. 

Emotions in Journalism? Kenyan Catholic Archbishop’s Tips on How Journalists Can Spur Spiritual Conversion

Apr 25, 2024

Emotions are not entirely a bad thing in journalism especially if they lead to deep spiritual reflection and conversion, Catholic journalists in Kenya have been told.

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Kenya’s Catholic Journalists Urged to Communicate “beauty, aesthetics of nature” in Fight for Environmental Conservation

Apr 24, 2024

For environmental reporting to be impactful, communicators must rediscover the beauty of nature and bring it out in their work, participants at a workshop for Catholic journalists in Kenya have been told.

Delegates during the 1-6 March 2023 SECAM Plenary Assembly in Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa. Credit: ACI Africa

Africa's Delegates to Synod in Synodality in Nairobi to “deepen their knowledge and understanding of Synodality”

Apr 23, 2024

Delegates to represent the Church in Africa at the second session of the Synod on Synodality are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, to “deepen” their insights about Synodality ahead of the 2-29 October 2024 session in Rome.

Oldest Consolata Missionary Eulogized in Kenya as Priest Who “built his life in Eucharist”, Loved “without segregation”

Apr 23, 2024

Fr. Antonio Bianchi, reportedly the oldest member of the Institute of Consolata Missionaries (IMC), who “passed away in his sleep” at the Consolata Regional House in Westlands in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) has been remembered as a Priest with passion for the Eucharist and love for “people without segregation”.

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“What they have is theirs”: Catholic Bishop in Kenya Cautions Youths against Reliance on Parental Possessions

Apr 22, 2024

Members of the Missionary Youth Movement (MYM) in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) in Kenya have been cautioned against relying on the possessions of their parents and guardians and instead work hard to build their future.

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Catholic Activists Call for Ban of Ms. Rachel, “a disguised” YouTube Channel Feeding Children “LGBTQ+ narratives”

Apr 21, 2024

The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, is calling on ministers of Information and technology on the continent to suspend, “Ms. Rachel: Toddler Learning Videos”, the YouTube channel the entity says is promoting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) ideology and contradicting fundamental family values.