Bishops in Kenya

Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba presiding over a televised Mass at Holy Family Minor Basilica, Nairobi on Sunday, June 5. / Kenya Broadcasting Corporation/ Twitter

In Campaign Against Reproductive Healthcare Bill, Bishops in Kenya want Christians Engaged

Jul 6, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in their ongoing campaign against the Reproductive Health Care Bill 2019, reached out to “Christians and people of goodwill” in the East African nation, urging them to get engaged in the campaign as a manifestation of their religious and cultural identity “as Kenyans.”

A delegation of Bishops in Kenya with President Uhuru Kenyatta after meeting at the State House. / State House

Fight against Graft, Unity of Kenyans Highlights of Kenya President and Bishops’ Meeting

Feb 26, 2020

As Kenya strives to combat corruption and unite citizens from different tribes and political divides through the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), representatives of Catholic Bishops in the East African country paid the Head of State a courtesy call Tuesday, February 25, an encounter that saw the Church leaders express their support for BBI and the fight against graft, the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) reported. 

Late Kenyan Fr. Michael Kyengo of Machakos diocese who was found murdered and buried, his body exhumed and taken to mortuary on October 16, 2019

Missing Kenyan Catholic Priest Found Dead, Buried, Body Exhumed

Oct 17, 2019

A Kenyan Catholic priest who had been reported missing since mid-last week has been found dead and buried and his “disfigured” body, which was in a sack has been exhumed, sources have told ACI Africa Wednesday, October 16.

Bishop Maurice Crowley (L)  hands over his signed copy of the anti-corruption declaration to KCCB Chairman, Archbishop Philip Anyolo / ACI Africa

What Bishops in Kenya Resolved to Do in Fighting against Corruption

Oct 8, 2019

In a move that many have applauded and described as a big stride on the part of faith-based leaders in the fight against corruption in Kenya, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have launched a six-month country-wide campaign against graft aimed at what these leaders have labeled “Breaking the Chains of Corruption.”

Bishops addressing the media. From Left Bishop Emeritus Alfred Rotich, Archbishop Martin Kivuva and Archbishop Antony Muheria. / ACI Africa

Why Bishops in Kenya are Taking a Radical Move against Corruption

Oct 5, 2019

On the eve of the Catholic Church’s launch of a six-month campaign against corruption in Kenya, some Bishops drawn from the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have explained why the body of Bishops has taken the bold step to fight the vice, making particular reference to the message of Pope Francis during his maiden visit to Africa four years ago and the factor of the human conscience.