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.
Political aspirants in Kenya are spending millions of shillings to campaign for various seats ahead of the country’s August 9 elections, the Director of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said, and urged Kenya's Catholic Justice and Peace Commissions (CJPCs) to research widely on the source of the money that is being used on voters in the East African country.
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.
Pope Francis has transferred a Catholic Bishop in Kenya, and appointed him Archbishop for the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kisumu.
The Vicar General of the Diocese of Garissa in Kenya who has been appointed Bishop of the same Episcopal See has said he will seek to embrace servant leadership during his Episcopal ministry in the Kenyan Catholic Diocese.
The catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Kericho Diocese has condemned harassment of women and the youth as they try to participate in the politics of the East African country.
The Catholic Church can collaborate with the government in handling health-related matters, a Bishop in Kenya has said, adding that such collaboration does not place the Church in competition with other stakeholders.
The leadership of an international alliance of Catholic development agencies in Europe and North America has faulted the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) for ignoring the needs expressed by African people.
The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, is calling on the President of Kenya to lift the ban on the registration of new churches that has been in place since 2014.
Women and men Religious serving in Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese have been challenged to organize regular meetings to celebrate Consecrated Life at the grassroots in Parishes or local communities with the view of promoting vocations to Religious Life.
Members 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, have called for prayers for the consecrated persons who first brought the Gospel of Christ in the East African country.
The Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese has encouraged members of different Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in Kenya to think about the possibility of living together to share resources and to nurture vocations to Religious Life in the East African nation.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M) commonly known as Loreto Sisters who have marked 100 years of service in their Eastern Africa Province have received a donation of Ksh. 10 million (US$87,680.00) from Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, to aid the Sisters’ response to social and educational needs in Kilifi County in the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa.
The fight against cervical cancer continues to suffer from the African upbringing that teaches young girls to guard the privacy of their bodies even when they need “intrusive” medical tests, a Catholic health advocate in Kenya has said.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M), commonly known as the Loreto Sisters, are “celebrating 100 years of God’s faithfulness” in their service among the people of God in the Eastern Africa Province.
African countries have plunged into an extreme financial crisis owing to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have said, and called for increased global financing to support post-pandemic recovery efforts on the continent.
Women and men Religious with presence in Africa have called on the African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) officials who are expected to take part in the sixth edition of the AU-EU Summit to seek solutions for challenges in the world’s second largest continent from Africans’ viewpoint.
The leadership of an organization of Christian professionals in Kenya is urging politicians in the East African nation to engage them in their political campaigns ahead of the August 2022 general elections.
A Kenyan Catholic Priest serving with the Laudato Si’ Movement in Africa has, in his message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), told followers of Christ to relate well with nature and to foster environmental conservation.
There is a need to revisit the culture of reading the Holy Bible and to make the word of God part of people’s lives, the Catholic Priest at the helm of the national Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Kenya has said in an interview.