The leadership of the Rome-based Catholic Lay Religious Sovereign Order of Malta, Malteser International (MI), is reaching out with cash and food aid to thousands of Kenyans and Ethiopians facing starvation amid extended periods of drought.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has assured the Bishop-elect of the country’s Kitale Diocese of Pope Francis’ “support and prayer” in his Episcopal Ministry.
Catholic activists in Africa under their umbrella association, CitizenGo Africa, are calling on the President of Kenya to withdraw “with immediate effect” his directive legalizing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the East African nation.
An African Catholic Priest heading a Jesuit entity has lauded the resolution by the United Nations 27th Conference of Parties Climate Conference (COP27) in Egypt to establish a loss and damage fund as an “important first step” in attaining climate justice.
The Archbishop of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has urged the people of God to initiate “popular devotion” to boost the cause for the canonization of the country’s first Cardinal, the Servant of God Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga.
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.
A Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has termed as “distasteful and disrespectful to Kenyans” the remarks, which the country’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Trade and Industrialization made on the legalization of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) foods.
The Archbishop of Nairobi has encouraged young people under his pastoral care to strive to “live according to the Beatitudes”, which he described as the identity of Christians.
Faith and civil organizations focused on food sovereignty and justice worldwide have castigated Bill Gates for proposing “high-tech solutions” including genetic engineering, new breeding technologies, and digital agriculture to address the hunger crisis in Africa.
Catholic activists in Africa are calling on African governments to stop increasing the costs of energy and gasoline, noting that the increase is having critical effects of the people’s living conditions in what they describe as an already tough economic crisis.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ivory Coast are reaching out to vulnerable children, empowering them in formal education and social support initiatives at Don Bosco Child Protection Center, located in Koumassi, Abidjan.
The high cost of living and prolonged drought in Kenya are among issues of national concern that the Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have highlighted in their latest collective statement.
The beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo (Cottolengo Sisters), was the climax of years of investigation into the miracle of bringing a stillborn child back to life.
The Clergy and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Meru in Kenya who spoke to ACI Africa on the sidelines of the November 5 beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin hailed the celebration as a boost to their Christian faith.
The story of the death of the Catholic Nun who was beatified in Kenya on November 5 should inspire Kenyans to give themselves in the service of the Lord and receive well, in their midst, those involved in the mission of evangelization, members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.
The Cardinal Pope Francis delegated to preside over the beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin has hailed the Italian-born Catholic Nun as “a model of a missionary of charity”.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Maurice Anthony Crowley from the pastoral care of the Catholic Diocese of Kitale in Kenya and appointed Mons. Henry Juma Odonya as his successor.
The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) has been challenged to have, as an objective, the formation of ethical and “value-based future leaders”.
On the occasion of his Episcopal Golden Jubilee celebration, the pioneer Bishop of Kakamega Diocese in Kenya, Bishop Philip Sulumeti, has been hailed as a “giant of faith”.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kisii in Kenya has called on politicians in the East African nation to come to terms with the fact that the general elections ended and to focus on uniting Kenyans regardless of their ethnic backgrounds.