Mombasa Archdiocese

Archbishop Anthony Muheria (left) and Archbishop Martin Kivuva (right) flanked by members of the Kenyan Priests, Religious, and Seminarians (KPRS) in Rome, and the Kenyan Catholic Community in Rome (KCCR) at at Collegio San Paulo in Rome on 15 October 2023. Credit: Wakenya Wakatoliki Roma (KCCR)

Synod on Synodality “not a one-man voice”: Kenyan Archbishop on Conversations in Rome

Oct 16, 2023

The outcome of the ongoing Synod on Synodality conversations in Rome will be a mix of voices from the entire Church, and not a “one-man voice”, a Kenyan Archbishop participating in the October 4-29 Synod has said.

Archbishop Martin Musonde Kivuva, delivering the keynote address at the convention of stakeholders of the Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI) in the region of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa (AMECEA) in Nairobi on 16 May 2023. Credit: Sr. Jecinter Okoth, FSSA/AMECEA

Let’s Support Families for Children’s “holistic development”: Catholic Archbishop in Kenya

May 17, 2023

Families need to be supported to ensure the “holistic development” of children, the Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said.

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde of Kenya's Mombasa Archdiocese. Credit: Mombasa Archdiocese

“Work together to conclude elections”: Kenyan Archbishop to Election Body amid Discord

Aug 29, 2022

The Archbishop of Mombasa Archdiocese in Kenya has challenged members of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to bridge their differences and work together to conclude the electioneering period in the East African nation despite the disagreement between them.

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

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Say COVID-19 Fight Still on amid Lifting of Face Masks

Apr 8, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on the people of God in the East African country to maintain the fight against COVID-19 even after the country’s government announced the easing of the use of face masks in open places.

The Apostolic Administrator of Kenya's Nairobi Archdiocese, Bishop David Kamau. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

“We endeavor to be a sign of hope to families”: Kenyan Bishop Appeals for Humanitarian Aid

Sep 17, 2021

Days after Kenya’s President declared drought a national disaster, humanitarian assistance is being sought for family members struggling to make ends meet in the Archdiocese of Nairobi.

Religious leaders are joined by Red Cross officials for Covid-19 Sensitization exercise and distribution of masks and sanitizers at Kongowea Market in Mombasa. Credit: Archdiocese of Mombasa

Kenyan Catholic Archbishop among Religious Leaders in Renewed COVID-19 Fight at the Coast

Sep 6, 2021

The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese is among religious leaders spearheading a renewed fight against COVID-19 in the country’s Coastal region.

Officials at Stella Maris in the Kenya's Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa led by their Director, Fr. John Webotsa (second from left) pose with fishers at Vanga, a fishing village located at the country's border with Tanzania. A government official from the country's fisheries department (right) looks on. Credit: Fr. John Webotsa/ Stella Maris Mombasa

Plans Underway to Develop Online Communication Tool for Seafarers in Kenyan Archdiocese

Jul 6, 2021

The Apostleship of the Sea in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa plans to develop, in collaboration with other stakeholders, an online communication tool in the country’s maritime sector to keep those who work at sea in touch with their families.

The four Priests belonging to the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) ordained May 7 at St. Austin’s Parish of Nairobi Archdiocese.

Missionaries of Kenya’s Oldest Order Lauded for “planting seed” that Continues to Flourish

May 9, 2021

The first missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to arrive in Kenya have been applauded for “planting a seed” that continues to thrive through many Kenyan natives who continue to join the Religious Order that is the oldest in the East African country.

Chairman of Dialogue Reference Group (DRG), Catholic Archbishop Martin Kivuva of the Archdiocese of Mombasa addresses the media during a Friday, October 16 press conference in Nairobi.

Kenya’s Religious Leaders Call for National Dialogue to “defuse tension in the country"

Oct 16, 2020

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.

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Prelates in East Africa Express Caution about Coronavirus in Africa

Feb 29, 2020

With the rising concerns of an imminent spread of COVID-19 against the backdrop of the first case in Africa reported in Nigeria, Bishops in the East African countries of Kenya and Uganda have, in independent messages and contexts, expressed their concerns about the virus and called on relevant government agencies to take special health measures.