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Bishop Joseph Obanyi of Kneya's Kakamega Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Explain to Family “implications” of Consecrated Life: Kenyan Bishop to Nuns at Profession

Jun 22, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Kakamega Diocese in Kenya has urged those in Consecrated Life to explain to their respective family members “the implications and the consequences” of the life they have chosen to live.

Late Sr. Sunita Conceicao Eusebia Colaco. Credit: Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate (FSI)

Catholic Hospital in Kenya to Be Named after Missionary Nun Who Died in Road Accident

Mar 4, 2022

Itando Mission Hospital of the Catholic Diocese of Kakamega in Kenya where Sr. Sunita Conceicao Eusebia Colaco served until her death in a road accident is to be named after the Indian-born Catholic Nun, Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe has said.

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Kakamega. Credit: Kakamega Diocese

Remain “committed to the Lord's gift of peace”: Kenyan Catholic Bishop in Lent Message

Mar 3, 2022

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Kakamega has encouraged the people of God in his Episcopal See to remain dedicated to peace throughout the electioneering period in the East African nation.  

Bishop Joseph Obanyi of the Catholic Diocese of Kakamega, Kenya, Credit: Catholic Diocese of Kakamega

Catholic Church Not Competing with Others on Health Matters: Bishop in Kenya

Feb 14, 2022

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.

Some of the religious Sisters outside St. Joseph Cathedral Kakamega. Credit: Sr. Irene Muhanga

Consecrated Persons in Kenyan Diocese Urged to Have Awareness Campaigns to Boost Vocations

Feb 8, 2022

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.

Screengrab of Bishop Joseph Obanyi of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese on Capuchin TV. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Catholic Bishop Decries Poor Services at Country’s National Medical Insurer

Nov 27, 2021

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.

Bishop Joseph Obanyi of the Catholic Diocese of Kakamega, Kenya, Credit: Courtesy photo

Politicians Can Become Saints, Kenyan Catholic Bishop Says, Calls for Service to Poor

Nov 23, 2021

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.

Credit: South African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI)

Faith Leaders in Africa among Signatories to Joint “response to pandemic, climate crisis”

Oct 24, 2021

Faith-based leaders in Africa are among hundreds of “the high-level religious and spiritual leaders who have signed onto the Sacred People, Sacred Heart Statement”, calling for a joint response to the COVID-19 pandemic and “the climate crisis.”

Bishop Joseph Obanyi of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese. Credit: Kakamega Diocese

Kenyan Catholic Bishop Discourages Priests “from soliciting for funds from politicians”

Sep 16, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has “strongly discouraged” members of the Clergy from reaching out to politicians for funds.