Nairobi, 17 May, 2023 / 9:21 pm (ACI Africa).
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 Musonde Kivuva who was 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 Tuesday, May 16 said that children’s holistic development guarantees “a better future for the Church”.
“For a holistic development of a child and for a better future for the Church, country and the whole world, we need to support the family,” Archbishop Kivuva said on the first of the three-day event that is being held at the Boma Hotel in Nairobi.
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The Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese urged participants who include representatives from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia to be guided by children’s best interests in their deliberations.