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Some members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) during a press conference May 27. Credit: Radio Waumini/Facebook

Do Not Elect Political Candidates with Pro-abortion Tendencies: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

May 27, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the people of God in the East African country to evaluate political candidates seeking to be elected in the August 9 general elections so that they can vote in pro-life leaders.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria addressing members of the Kenya Editors’ Guild (KEG) in Nairobi on 11 May 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Credible Journalism Can Still Make You Money, Catholic Archbishop in Kenya Tells Media

May 12, 2022

The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri in Kenya has told media houses in the East African nation to practice credible journalism, noting that the media houses will still make money if they serve people with truth.

Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru, Chairman of the Commission for Education and Religious Education of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Make Schools in Kenya Drug Free for Learners “to excel well”: Catholic Bishop

May 4, 2022

The Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Commission for Education and Religious Education (CERE) in Kenya has called upon learners and the management of schools in the East African country to use all means possible to eradicate drugs from learning institutions in order to improve their academic performance.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Say Country’s Third President Set Good Example for Leaders

Apr 26, 2022

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have paid tribute to the country’s former president, Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki, saying that the President who died on April 21 set a good example that should be emulated by others in public office.

Christopher Muindi and his wife, Glory Gakii Muindi. Credit: Mr. Muindi.

Kenyan Catholic Couple Using Life Experience to Advocate for Natural Family Planning

Apr 12, 2022

A Catholic couple in Kenya that battled health conditions owing to the use of contraceptives is using the experiences to encourage the use of Natural Family Planning (NFP).

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba blessing the different groups of people who attended his Saturday, March 19 Installation as Local Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Kisumu. Credit: ACI Africa

New Catholic Archbishop in Kenya Pledges to Deepen Evangelization in Metropolitan See

Mar 20, 2022

The newly installed Archbishop of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Kisumu has noted with admiration the great work done by his predecessors and promised to deepen evangelization in the Kenyan Metropolitan See.

Members of the National Council of Churches of Kenya - NCCK. Credit: NCCK

Kenya’s Religious Leaders to Embark on Civic Education ahead of General Elections

Mar 17, 2022

Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have said that plans are underway for them to spearhead civic education targeting their respective members as the East African nation prepares for general elections in August.

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Catholic Archbishops in Kenya Underscore Need for Peaceful, Just and Honest Elections

Feb 22, 2022

Three Catholic Archbishops in Kenya have, in separate interviews with ACI Africa, called on the people of God in the East African nation to work toward peaceful, just and honest general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.

Bishop Mark Kadima (center), Archbishop Hubertus van Megen (right) and Archbishop-elect Maurice Muhatia Makumba at the Episcopal Ordination Mass on 19 February 2022 in Bungoma Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa

At Episcopal Ordination in Kenya, Nuncio Cautions against Clericalism, Urges Listening

Feb 20, 2022

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned against “clericalism” which he said he had noted from his interactions with the people of God in the East African country including Priests and Bishops as they participate in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality. 

Bishop John Oballa Owaa of Kenya's Ngong Diocese. Credit: Courtesy

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Faults Politicians’ Recent "retrogressive" Hate Speech Remarks

Jan 12, 2022

The recent cases of hate speech from politicians in Kenya is an issue of concern for a Kenyan Catholic Bishop who has described the talks as “retrogressive” and called for an end to utterances that threaten the peace of the East African nation.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops Call for Harmonized, Collaborative Efforts to End Arson in Kenyan Schools

Nov 12, 2021

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have called for collective and coordinated disciplinary measures that include counselling to address the “worrying” wave of student unrests that have led to the burning of property in at least 35 schools across Kenya.  

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Say Sexual Bill Risks Creating “amorphous field of rights”

Nov 11, 2021

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have called on legislators at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to withdraw the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Bill 2017 from the floor of the house noting that the proposed legislation is an attempt to give rise to unclear rights on sexual issues.  

Somw members of the Interreligious Council of Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Embrace civic duty, get registered as voters”: Religious Leaders in Kenya to New Voters

Oct 31, 2021

The ongoing voter registration exercise in Kenya has been characterized with a low turnout, members of the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) have noted with concern, and called on new eligible voters to “embrace” their civic responsibility by registering as voters.

Logo of the United Nations (UN). Credit: UN

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Urge Government to Support UN Treaty on Business, Human Rights

Oct 25, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are calling on the government of the East African nation to fully support the revised draft of the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights at the ongoing negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland.

A screenshot of part of the proceedings at the Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya's Ctholic Diocese of Nakuru on Saturday, October 2. Credit: Capuchin Tv

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Invites Prayer for “servant leaders” Ahead of Country’s Elections

Oct 5, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese has urged the people of God in Kenya to start praying to get hardworking leaders who will have the people’s interests at heart as campaigns toward August 2022 general elections gain momentum.

Bishop Maurice Muhatia of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese during the webinar was organized by the Paulines Publications Africa to create awareness on the Synod on Synodality that is set to solemnly open next month in Rome. Credit: Sr. Olga Massango

Synodal Process Not Advocating for “democratic Church”, Kenyan Catholic Bishop Clarifies

Sep 21, 2021

The Synod on Synodality specifically stands out for including the people of God at the local level in the decision-making processes of the Church. This, according to a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, does not however translate to some form of democracy where opinions will be accepted outside the hierarchical structures of the Church.

Poster announcing an online workshop of the Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops. Credit: Pontifical Mission Societies Kenya

Religious in Kenya Urged to Limit Commitment to Families, Focus on Evangelization

Sep 19, 2021

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.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya “deeply concerned” about Violence in Three Dioceses

Sep 18, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have voiced their concern about the ongoing violence in Laikipia, Kerio Valley and Marsabit, areas that fall within the Kenyan Dioceses of Nyahururu, Kitale and Marsabit, respectively. 

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Nine Issues of Concern Catholic Bishops in Kenya Want Addressed to “keep hope alive”

Sep 15, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement, outlined nine issues of concern, which they want addressed to keep alive the hope of the citizens of the East African nation.

Catholic Bishops in Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Lobby Government to Participate in UN Conference: Kenya's Bishops Charge Lawmakers

Sep 12, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are urging Members of Parliament (MPs) to pressurize the government to “actively participate” in the planned United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty negotiations.