Police force ferry passengers to lie down after firing tear gas and detaining them in Mombasa, Kenya. / AFP

“Brutal acts add injury to people already vulnerable”: Bishops to Kenyan Police Officers

Mar 31, 2020

The brutality meted out on a section of Kenyans by police officers in their bid to enforce the dawn-to-dusk curfew put in place by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19 has caught the attention of Catholic Bishops who, while condemning the Friday, March 27 episodes, have called on security officers to act with a human face, respecting the dignity of persons.

The front page of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops' 2020 Lenten campaign booklet / Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholics in Kenya to Foster “stewardship” During Lenten Season 2020

Jan 21, 2020

With this year’s Season of Lent starting February 26, the Catholic Bishops in the East African nation of Kenya are expecting Catholics in the country to focus their attention on “stewardship” during the 40-day period, striving to take good care of God’s creation and gifts with “more respect, solidarity and vigilance.”