Fostering collaboration with other Church entities in Kenya in view of promoting evangelization in the East African nation is one of the objectives of the newly elected Chairman of the Religious Superiors’ Conference of Kenya (RSCK), the forum that brings together representatives of the male Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in Kenya.
Religious leaders in Kenya have called for an inclusive national dialogue that would involve “all Kenyans” in view of defusing tensions that have characterized the political landscape in the East African nation.
Members of Kenya’s Interfaith Council have, in a statement through their Chairman, called on citizens of the East African nation to pray for the country’s healing and restoration during the National Prayer Weekend that commenced Friday, October 9.
The leadership of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Murang’a has cautioned various Church institutions in the East African country against recognizing two men who reportedly going around the country identifying themselves as a Priest and a Seminarian of the “Congregation of Franciscans of Our Lady of the Poor”
The President of Kenya has challenged religious leaders in the country to “speak boldly” against practices that stand in the way of progress and growth in the East African nation, noting that nation building is a shared responsibility.
The need to ensure that the ministry of evangelization includes a dimension of mission as reaching out to the people of God has been emphasized at the ongoing three-day virtual workshop that has brought members of the Clergy and Religious involved in pastoral animation in Kenya.
COVID-19 restrictions put the people of God in unfamiliar situations that limited their interactions, a Kenyan Bishop noted at the start of a virtual workshop bringing together mainly members of the Clergy and Religious involved in pastoral animation in Kenya whom the Bishop encouraged to come to terms with the new reality and embrace technology, seeking new ways to “be connected” with others.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have told members of the country’s Senate Committee for Health that the controversial Reproductive Healthcare Bill 2019 “is inconsistent with the constitution” and needs to be withdrawn from the house “because it cannot be redeemed.”
Kenyans from all walks of life have paid tribute to the late Bishop Linus Okok Okwach, the emeritus and founding Bishop of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese, terming the Prelate who died Saturday, September 12 as a true example of faith with deeds, an educationist and an epitome of humility.
Pacis Insurance Company, which was established by the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) to address the financial needs of the Catholic Church in Kenya will, on Sunday, September 13, be celebrating 15 years of “diligent stewardship” and ensuring the smooth running of Church activities in the East African country, officials of the financial institution have told ACI Africa.
The newly ordained Bishop of Kenya’s Diocese of Kitui has, in his maiden speech, urged those overseeing various sectors in the East African nation to embrace humility in their line of duty.
Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have, in a collective message titled “Conscience: A Path to Life”, outlined eight issues affecting the East African nation, calling on Kenyans to be vigilant and “do what is right for the good of everyone.”
At the Eucharistic celebration organized to mark a decade since the promulgation of Kenya’s Constitution, the Archbishop of Nyeri in the East African country has urged the citizenry to use the Supreme Law of the Land as a guide for establishing a set of “higher and more noble goals.”
On the tenth anniversary of the promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution marked August 27, religious leaders in the East African country have identified gaps in the implementation of the document, and are now calling on various stakeholders to work towards “faithful and transformative implementation.”
Religious leaders in Kenya have condemned the reported misappropriation of COVID-19 funds describing the practice as “the madness of uncontrolled corruption” and “immoral.”
Two decades after the reported assassination of the U.S.-born Mill Hill Missionary, Fr. John Anthony Kaiser, a Kenyan Bishop has decried the failure on the part of relevant authorities to account for the death of the Cleric who was vocal about injustices and fought for the rights of the marginalized in society.
Some 26 pro-life groups in Kenya have, in a collective statement, renewed their opposition to the Reproductive Health Care Bill (2019) that is currently in the Senate.
Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health has acknowledged with appreciation the “care, love and support offered everyday” by the Catholic Church through healthcare programs in the hundreds of health facilities, which Church leaders have established in the Dioceses across the country.
After Kenya’s Government announced the “conditional” and partial easing of COVID-19 restrictions last week, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have called on the people of God in the East African nation to take “personal and social responsibility seriously” if the country has to reopen.
The Bishop overseeing the Commission for Education of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has encouraged students to continue undertaking educational and creative activities at home following the announcement that schools in the East African country will remain closed until January 2021 at the earliest due to COVID-19.