Fr. George Crocenzi, a native of the U.S., who ministered in East Africa for close to four decades has been recognized by his confreres; they have named a house in Nairobi after him.
Pope Francis has faulted the culture of “selective and elitist” training that focuses on the intellect.
Staff at St. John the Baptist Wenje Catholic Mission of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Garissa have been left to do massive repairs, face waterborne diseases, and dodge displaced crocodiles in the wake of El-Nino rains, which have caused huge damage in a number of countries in Eastern Africa.
Faith and civil actors in Africa are calling for “ethical practice” in accessing Africa’s natural resources.
Members of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA), who include Catholic Bishops in nine countries of Southern Africa have tasked theologians in the region to “shed light” on the practices of traditional initiation and polygamy.
Members of the Kings and Queens youth group of St. Austin’s Catholic Parish of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya are reaching out to their needy colleagues in a first evangelization context in the country’s Nakuru Diocese in a twinning initiative that started seven years ago.
Members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Spiritans/Holy Ghost Fathers/CSSp.) in Kenya, the country’s pioneer Religious and Missionary Order, have emphasized the need to sustain “fragile missions” in their six-day Provincial Chapter, which concluded on Friday, December 1.
The more a crisis is highlighted by the media, the more likely it is to attract global aid, a Caritas official has said, noting that the humanitarian arm of the Church has distinguished itself for remaining committed to supporting those suffering in some of Africa’s crises that are not receiving a lot of press coverage.
The President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has called for collaborative efforts to fight HIV/AIDS.
The Archbishop of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has encouraged those not married in Church to solemnize their marriages and to stop postponing the Sacrament so as to get closer to Christ.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have weighed in on the disputed Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results that had numerous discrepancies, and cautioned the government against jeopardizing children's future through issuing of erroneous exam results.
Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the government of the East African country to “respond swiftly” to the damage caused by the ongoing El Nino rains especially by helping the victims of the rains that have reportedly claimed at least 120 lives and displaced about 90,000.
For 25 years, a Kenyan couple , Michael and Grace Njuguna have been members of the Association of Pauline Cooperators (APC), the lay association of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP).
The West Bank remains “a huge prison” where people cannot move to get basic services, and Gaza is reeling in a deep humanitarian crisis, a Caritas official has said, noting that staff of the charity arm of the Church who are based in the two zones are unable to provide any help to those affected by the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.
Members of Caritas Internationalis (CI) in Africa are set to benefit from a wide range of educational and funding strategies unveiled by the international humanitarian agency to enhance the protection of minors and vulnerable adults on the continent.
Out of the 46 African member organizations of Caritas Internationalis (CI), 37 are already in the process of implementing CI’s management standards, a figure that is laudable, according to officials of the international humanitarian entity.
Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, is making deliberate efforts to invest in women’s rights organizations to address violence against women in Somalia and South Sudan in a partnership initiative.
The Catholic Bishop of Nakuru Diocese in Kenya has called upon women in marriages to take the responsibility of taking care of their respective families “with seriousness” in the example of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Newly ordained Priests of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kisumu in Kenya have been urged to “zealously” protect their Priestly vocation, and to live “respectable lives” that conform to their divine calling.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Muranga in Kenya has urged the people of God under his pastoral care, especially those who distribute Holy Communion to do it with reverence.