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Members of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) ministering in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi facilitated the enthronement of the Bible at three parishes on the Sunday of the Word of God marked 24 January 2021. / Sr. Olga Massango

How Community of Sisters in Kenya Facilitated “enthronement of Bible” at Three Parishes

Jan 27, 2021

Members of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) ministering in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi have, in a report availed to ACI Africa, highlighted their initiative at three Parishes on the occasion of the Sunday of the Word of God January 24.

Poster announcing the centenary celebrations of the Loreto Sisters in Eastern Africa Province. / President's Strategic Communication Unit/ Facebook.

Kenya’s President Hails Loreto Sisters for 100 Years of “incredible Christian ministry”

Jan 25, 2021

Kenya’s President has commended members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M) commonly known as Loreto Sisters for their selfless contribution to various sectors in the East African nation in what he described as “incredible Christian ministry.”

A Kenyan victim of human trafficking who worked for free in Lebanon sharing her experience with a Catholic nun.

Human Trafficking Returnees in Kenya, Uganda Recount Pain, Permanent Scars from Captivity

Jan 7, 2021

Juanita Ndagire was sure that she had a well-paying receptionist job waiting for her at a hotel in Dubai when she left home in Uganda in search for greener pastures. This was, however, a lie that the agents she was working with invented to sell her into slavery thousands of miles away from home.

Bishop Rodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga addressing participants during the webinar on New Directory for Catechesis Saturday, December 19, 2020. / Daughters of St. Paul Nairobi, Kenya.

“Catechesis, an essential part of evangelization, spiritual renewal”: Kenya-based Prelate

Dec 21, 2020

The passing on of faith through catechesis is an important ingredient of spiritual renewal and maturity in a process that can take a lifetime, a Kenya-based Bishop has said at a virtual event.

Logos for EWTN and UKWELI TV.

Newly Launched Catholic Television in Kenya to Carry EWTN Programs

Dec 15, 2020

Ukweli TV, Kenya’s newly launched Catholic television under the auspices of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) is set to increase the scope of its programming for the people of God in the East African country by airing EWTN programs.

Bishop John Obala Owaa, Chairman of KCCB's Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) addressing participants at the two-day National Christian Conference in Kenya's capital Nairobi. / Facebook Page Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC).

Referendum, Succession Politics Need to Be Separated, Kenya’s Christian Leaders Urge

Dec 11, 2020

Christian leaders in Kenya are calling on politicians in the East African nation to separate the debate around a referendum on the Constitution and the 2022 succession politics to guarantee peace and stability in the country.

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

Seven Issues of Concern Bishops in Kenya Want Addressed amid Search for Peace, Unity

Dec 9, 2020

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have, in a collective statement, highlighted seven issues, which they want attended to urgently amid a search for lasting peace and unity in the East African nation.

Bishop Virgilio Pante, IMC with the graduates of St. John Paul II Sabbatical Program. / ACI Africa

Kenyan Sabbatical Program Lauded for “ongoing transformation” of Clergy, Religious

Dec 8, 2020

A sabbatical program undertaken at a Kenyan Diocese has been lauded for facilitating the “transformation” of members of the Clergy and women Religious who participate in the four-month renewal course.

Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, with Sisters Nancy Omete, Gladys Otwori, Norah Nyausi, and Jacqlyne Ngoge who professed their final vows Saturday, December 5 in Kenya's Nakuru Diocese. / ACI Africa.

In Africa, “families can be obstacle to vocations”, Kenyan Bishop Cautions at Profession

Dec 6, 2020

In Africa, family ties can hinder those who have devoted their entire lives to the service of God’s people as Religious and Clergy from this commitment, a Kenyan Bishop has cautioned.

Fr. Michael Otieno Odiwa, appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop pf Kenya's Homabay Diocese.

Clergy, Religious, Laity in Kenya’s Homabay Diocese Elated at New Bishop’s Appointment

Nov 30, 2020

Members of the Clergy, Religious men and women serving in Kenya’s Homabay Diocese and Lay faithful have expressed their jubilation at the news of the appointment of a new Bishop for the Diocese.

Age Limit for Public Worship Revised in Kenya amid Surge in Reported COVID-19 Cases

Nov 27, 2020

The leadership of the Catholic Archbishop-led Interfaith Council in Kenya has, among other guidelines, revised the ages of congregants allowed to participate in public worship in the East African nation.

Health workers attend to COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit of an isolation and treatment center for those with COVID-19 in Machakos, South of the capital Nairobi, in Kenya. / AP

Bishops in Kenya Fault Government for “leaving health-care workers exposed, vulnerable”

Nov 20, 2020

The failure by Kenya’s government to “consistently” support the healthcare system despite availability of funds is a concern for Catholic Bishops in the East African nation who fault the country’s leadership for “leaving health-care workers exposed and vulnerable.”

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) at the end of their Plenary Assembly in Subukia.

Kenya’s Bishops Express Reservations about “Building Bridges Initiative”, Want CONSENSUS

Nov 12, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have expressed their reservations about the “Building Bridges Initiative” (BBI) report, highlighting the gaps that need to be addressed in what they describe as “a draft in progress.”

Kenyan Dioceses Commence Countrywide Training to Combat Gender-Based Violence

Nov 7, 2020

Dioceses in Kenya have embarked on a series of trainings for pastoral agents to address the rising incidences of Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

President Uhuru Kenyatta holding talks with Pope Francis at the Vatican Friday, November 6, 2020. / Vatican News.

Kenya’s President Meets Pope Francis in Historic Visit, “bilateral relations highlighted”

Nov 6, 2020

Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta met Pope Francis on Friday, November 6 at the Vatican, making him the first Head of State of the East African nation to pay the Holy Father a courtesy visit at the Holy See, the headquarters of the Catholic Church.

UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and Human Rights.

Bishops in Kenya Urge Government to Support UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations

Nov 5, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on the government to support the second revised draft of the UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and Human Rights, which seeks to prevent the occurrence of human rights abuses in the context of business activities.

Fr. James Kinoti serving at St. Catherine of Alexandria Tarasaa Parish in Kenya’s Catholic of Malindi. / Fr. James Kinoti.

Why Catholics at a Kenyan Parish Avoided Holy Communion for Five Years

Nov 3, 2020

It took Fr. James Kinoti five years to get the first Catholics at St. Catherine of Alexandria Tarasaa Parish of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi to partake of Holy Communion during Eucharistic celebrations at a particular outstation where the faithful had avoided the Sacrament for years.

Late Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi who died October 30 in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi of heart-related complications.

Late Italian-born Bishop in Kenya Mourned as “devout shepherd, of impeccable character”

Oct 30, 2020

The late Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi who served as the second Bishop of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese until his retirement in November 2006 is being remembered as a “devout shepherd” and “a man of impeccable character and heroic virtues.”

Some Catholic nuns during the National Prayer Day at the Subukia National Shrine in Nakuru, on October 5, 2019.

Clergy, Religious in Kenya Challenged to Leave Comfort Zones, to Venture into Peripheries

Oct 23, 2020

A majority of members of the Clergy and Religious Orders in Kenya are found in the country’s capital, Nairobi that offers better living standards, a Catholic Cleric ministering in the country has observed and called on Religious men and women not to shy away from missions characterized with hardships.

A poster announcing the three-day online workshop for pastoral agents in Kenya. / Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB).

“Collaborate with shared purpose, to do the work of Christ,” Pastoral Agents in Kenya Told

Oct 22, 2020

The need for pastoral agents to collaborate in their mission of evangelization has been emphasized at the start of a three-day virtual workshop that is bringing together Clerics and religious men and women involved in pastoral animation in Kenya.