Diocese of Murang’a

The Catholic Church in Kenya, through Bishop James Maria Wainaina (left) says Roots Party Presidential candidate George Wajackoyah (right) is not fit to lead the country. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Political Party’s Proposal to Legalize Bhang, Prostitution in Kenya “unthinkable”: Bishop

Jul 4, 2022

The proposal to legalize marijuana and prostitution in Kenya that is part of the manifesto of the Roots Party of Kenya is retrogressive, “very unfortunate”, and “unthinkable”, a Catholic Bishop in the East African nation has said.

Kenyan Diocese Disowns Priest, Seminarian Linked to Controversial Religious Order

Oct 5, 2020

The leadership of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Murang’a has cautioned various Church institutions in the East African country against recognizing two men who reportedly going around the country identifying themselves as a Priest and a Seminarian of the “Congregation of Franciscans of Our Lady of the Poor”

Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe cuts the tape at Kiriaini Mission Hospital, marking the opening of its new ultramodern outpatient wing. Looking on is Bishop James Maria Wainaina.

Government of Kenya Recognizes Catholic Church’s “care, love, support” Through Healthcare

Jul 17, 2020

Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health has acknowledged with appreciation the “care, love and support offered everyday” by the Catholic Church through healthcare programs in the hundreds of health facilities, which Church leaders have established in the Dioceses across the country.