Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Kitui is facilitating counselling services at one of its Parishes following the Saturday, December 4 bus tragedy that claimed lives of at least 30 people, the Local Ordinary of the Diocese has said.
Good Shepherd Mwingi Parish of Kenya’s Kitui Diocese is mourning after a bus in which choir members and others were traveling plunged into River Enziu in Kitui County, claiming at least 30 lives.
Catholic Bishops in the Eastern Africa region under the auspices of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have underlined insecurity in Ethiopia and South Sudan on the list of nine issues of concern, which they want addressed by African governments.
Members of the Tigray Diaspora Inter-Religious Council (TDIRC) are calling on Pope Francis to take every possible action to stop the ongoing clashes, which they describe as a genocide against the people of Tigray.
The leadership of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has urged the people of God in South Sudan and Ethiopia experiencing conflicts and unrests to “look to the future with hope”.
Social, economic and structural inequalities are slowing down efforts to control the spread of HIV/AIDS, the leadership of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has said.
Many children who are brought to Orione Community Training Centre for rehabilitation come in when it is “a little bit too late”, professionals at the Catholic institution in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese have said, underscoring the need for early intervention programs among children living with disability.
Service delivery at Kenya’s biggest medical insurer, National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), is wanting despite huge investment in the entity, the Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has said.
The October 11 government demolitions at Nairobi’s Mukuru kwa Njenga slum, which is served by St. Mary’s Mukuru Parish of the Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) found Grace (not her real name) singing at a spiritual recollection that the Catholic Parish was conducting.
Officials of the Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are calling for an “African renaissance” that would see appropriate financial regulations reinforced and policies put in place to foster investments within the African continent.
All people despite their social status, including politicians, are called to live a life of holiness and have an equal opportunity to become saints, the Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has said.
Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Kisumu, which became vacant following the transfer of Archbishop Philip Anyolo to Nairobi Archdiocese.
The role of the Catholic Church in the fight against corruption in Kenya was one of the highlights during the installation of the new Archbishop of Nairobi Saturday, November 20.
Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa have shared their best wishes with Archbishop Philip Anyolo on his appointment and his installation as the Local Ordinary of Kenya's Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN).
The leadership of Caritas Africa has called on members of the organization across the continent to put poor people at the center of their attention not only through actions but also prayers.
Failure by global leaders to include loss and damage financing in the final COP26 agreement is “deeply disappointing,” the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire has said.
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.
A Kenyan court has sentenced the man who confessed to have killed a Catholic Priest in the East African country to 30 years in prison.
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.
The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Kenyan-based Daystar University developed a deep desire to meet Pope Francis when he read about the Holy Father’s approach to the conservation of the earth in his 2015 Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’. That was just over a year ago.