Bishop Henry Juma Odonya

Bishop Henry Juma Odonya (center) of Kitale Diocese flanked by Bishop John Mbinda of Lodwar (left) and Bishop Cleophas Oseso Tuka (right) of Nakuru Diocese  following a Holy Mass to pray for peace at Kapedo. Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops Call for Concerted Efforts in Finding Peace in North Rift Kenya

Sep 28, 2023

A section of Catholic Bishops in Kenya are calling for concerted efforts to find lasting peace in the country’s North Rift region which has been hit by security challenges caused by violent conflicts involving cattle rustling among pastoralist groups.

Cake cutting session after Episcopal Consecration of Kenyan Bishop. From left: Newly Consecrated Local Ordinary of Kitale Diocese in Kenya, Bishop Henry Juma Odonya, President of Kenya, Dr. William Ruto, Bishop emeritus of Kitale Diocese, Maurice Anthony Crowley. Credit: Moses Mpuria/Sheshi Visual Arts

President of Kenya Hails Pioneer Catholic Bishop of Kitale Diocese as “a giant of faith”

Jan 23, 2023

The President of the Republic of Kenya has hailed Bishop Maurice Anthony Crowley, the first Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of Kitale whose retirement was accepted on 4 November 2022, as “a giant of faith”.