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Latest stories: Diocese of Nakuru

Bishop Maurice Muhatia of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese who has been appointed Apostolic Administrator of Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Bishop of Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese Appointed Apostolic Administrator of Kisumu Archdiocese

Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Kisumu, which became vacant following the transfer of Archbishop Philip Anyolo to Nairobi Archdiocese.

A poster of St. Bakhita Catholic Community, a platform for South Sudanese Catholics in Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Nakuru/ Credit: St. Bakhita Catholic Community

Kenyan Catholic Diocese Builds South Sudanese Community to Improve Refugees Pastoral Care

A number of South Sudanese Catholics who are seeking refuge around Nakuru town in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province have been gathering in groups for prayers in the absence of a Priest.

A statue of St. Joseph unveiled to mark the Year of St. Joseph in Kenya's Nakuru Diocese / Catholic Diocese of Nakuru/ Facebook

Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese to Enhance Men’s Participation in Church During Year of St. Joseph

The leadership of Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese is planning to use the Year of St. Joseph to have the participation of men in church activities improved, the Pastoral Director of the Diocese has told ACI Africa. 

Nasaltuko Dispensary. / ACI Africa.

Why Missionaries’ Health, Education Apostolate is an Oasis for a Kenyan Marginalized Tribe

Br. Sebastian Oteng’ele, a nurse at Tangulbei Divisional Medical Programme (TDMP), remembers several instances seven years ago when he was presented with very sick patients, some on the verge of death, at the Clinic that members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) oversee within Kenya’s Diocese of Nakuru.

Kenya's Oldest Missionary Congregation Ministering "where others would not go" Lauded

The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya, Archbishop Bert van Megen, has lauded members of the Religious Missionary Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) ministering in a remote settlement in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru for their selflessness and for choosing to go and serve the poorest of the poor “where other people would not go.”

Fr. John Baptist Oese Imai, first-ever Benedictine Abbot of the Benedictine Missionaries of St. Ottillien in Tigoni.

Kenya’s First Benedictine Abbot Told to “cut out stubborn” Monks at Blessing Ceremony

The Catholic Church in Kenya witnessed the blessing of the country’s first-ever Benedictine Abbot who was told not to hesitate in cutting “out stubborn” members from the 106-year-old Religious Order that is part of the Benedictine Confederation.

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

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.”

Logo Media Council of Kenya (MCK).

“We commit to put the funds (to) proper use”: Kenya’s Catholic Media Leadership to Gov’t

The financial subsidy from Kenya’s Government toward community-based media outlets to enhance their COVID-19 awareness programs at the grassroots has been received with happiness and appreciation by those at the helm of the Catholic media. They have pledged to put to good use the resources received from the Government through the Media Council of Kenya (MCK).

Sr. Elizabeth Gathoni of the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN) / Sr. Elizabeth Gathoni

Kenyan Nun Journeying with HIV Patients in Jamaica to Overcome Stigma

For close to a year, Sr. Elizabeth Gathoni of the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN) has observed immense transformation in the lives of HIV patients who belong to a support group that the nun coordinates in the Catholic Diocese of Mandeville in the Caribbean Island nation of Jamaica.