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Catholic Church in Kenya

Bishop Dominic Kimengich (left) of Eldoret Diocese and Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (right) of the Catholic Diocese of Kisii. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Be Wary of Political Candidates Offering Bribes for Votes: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Jun 29, 2022

Two Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the electorate in the East African country to be cautious about political candidates offering bribes for votes.

Deborah Nyambach, one of the young mothers who has benefited from the trainings by the Nairobi Central Zone Self Help Group initiative. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Entity in Kenya Transforming Lives of Young Mothers in “parenthood” Initiative

Jun 29, 2022

Young mothers in the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya are benefiting from a life skills program spearheaded by members of the Nairobi Central Zone Self Help Group, a Catholic entity “regulated” by Caritas Nairobi.

Logo Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF). Credit: KCPF

Christian Professionals in Kenya Say U.S. Pro-life Ruling “major boost” in Life Protection

Jun 28, 2022

Members of the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) have said that the pro-life ruling in the United States (U.S.) when the country’s Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade (1973), is set to improve efforts towards the protection of human life. 

A poster announcing the Catholic Bishops' Sunday message initiative of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Political Candidates in Kenya “should” Be Specific on How to Lower Cost of Living: Bishops

Jun 27, 2022

Those seeking to be elected on August 9 in Kenya “should” be specific about their respective plans to address the high cost of living in the country without passing the buck to their political opponents “or blaming external factors”, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said.

Sr. Rosemary Mueni Mwaiwa, the Regional Superior of daughters of St. Paul. Credit: ACI Africa

Prioritize Education in “Christian faith” in Fostering Religious Vocations: Kenyan Nun

Jun 25, 2022

There is need to prioritize education in faith in the person of Jesus Christ when engaging in promoting vocations to Religious Life, a Kenyan Catholic Nun has said.

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

“God is concerned about what goes on in your womb”: Catholic Archbishop in Kenya

Jun 24, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has cautioned the people of God in the East African nation against abortion, saying God is interested in the life of the unborn children.

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.

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Path of Holiness Entails Discovering “place of Word of God, Eucharist”: Kenyan Archbishop

Jun 21, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop has called on Kenyans to find a place for the Word of God and the Eucharist in their families if they are to be on the “path of holiness”. 

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

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Caution against “careless voting”, Advocate for Servant Leaders

Jun 20, 2022

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the electorate in Kenya to examine political candidates on the basis of their “vision” for service if they are not to engage in “careless voting”.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese with the four Sisters of daughters of St. Paul who took their final religious profession. Credit: ACI Africa.

“Serve now and serve permanently”: Archbishop in Kenya to Nuns at Perpetual Profession

Jun 19, 2022

The Archbishop of Nairobi has urged the four members of the Institute of Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) who made their perpetual profession Friday, June 17 to embrace the spirit of service in the Church, and to do so all the days of their lives.  

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

In Vote-seeking Endeavors, “keep away from people's misfortunes”: Bishops in Kenya

Jun 18, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have cautioned political candidates against taking advantage of the electorate’s “misfortunes and especially funerals” to promote own personal interests.

Late Sr. Mary Clotilde Hegarty. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Irish Catholic Nun Who Formed Catholic Priests in Kenya Eulogized as “mother figure”

Jun 12, 2022

Late Sr. Mary Clotilde Hegarty, a native of Ireland who, for close to two decades, participated in the formation of Major Seminarians in Kenya, has been eulogized as a “mother figure”.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo poses for a photo with Priests after the ordination Mass. Credit: ACI Africa.

Strive to “do things God’s way:" Archbishop to Newly Ordained Kenyan Spiritan Priests

Jun 12, 2022

The newly ordained Kenyan Priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) have been urged to center their Priestly life to the one who called them to the ministry, always striving “to do things God’s way”.

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

Catholic Bishops in Kenya “demand from (political) aspirants more respect for the voter”

Jun 10, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have cautioned political aspirants against the tendency to demean voters ahead of the August 9 general elections, saying such behavior goes “against the spirit of responsible leadership”.

Bishop John Mbinda of Lodwar Diocese, first-ever Kenyan Spiritan Bishop vested in Turkana attire. Credit: ACI Africa

First-ever Kenyan Spiritan Bishop Urged to Exercise Patience, “learn ways of the people”

Jun 8, 2022

The newly ordained Bishop of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya, the first-ever Kenyan member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to be consecrated Bishop, has been urged to exercise patience in his Episcopal Ministry, striving to “learn the ways of the people” of God in his Diocese.

Official logo of the Synod on Synodality. Credit: Vatican Media

Seek to Tap into Laity’s Expertise “to progress faster” in Synodality: Kenyan Archbishop

Jun 8, 2022

Members of the Clergy who tap into the expertise of the Laity have been known to “progress faster” in their respective apostolates, positively contributing to the  ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, a Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has said.

Some of the Three major Seminaries in Kenya. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Increasing Number of Major Seminarians in Kenya “a good crisis”: Catholic Archbishop

Jun 7, 2022

The rise in the number of Major Seminarians in Kenya that has resulted in “a minor crisis” of lack of rooms in the national Diocesan Seminaries presents “a good crisis”, a Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen during the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop John Mbinda of Kenya's Lodwar Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Apostolic Nuncio to South Sudan Says Ecumenical Visit “a celebration” of Christian faith

Jun 7, 2022

The representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has described the scheduled ecumenical visit to the East-Central African nation as “a celebration” of Christian faith.

Archbishop Maurice Makumba Muhatia of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Exercise Caution When Reporting Politics in Kenya: Catholic Archbishop to Journalists

Jun 7, 2022

There is need for news journalists in Kenya to proceed with caution when reporting politics ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, the Catholic Archbishop of Kisumu Archdiocese has said.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Archbishop in Kenya Faults Politicians for Downplaying Manifestos, Using Slogans

Jun 6, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has faulted politicians in the East African nation for prioritizing the use of slogans over political manifestos ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.