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Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde of Kenya's Mombasa Archdiocese. Credit: Mombasa Archdiocese

Be Inclusive in State Appointments, Address “real issues”: Bishops in Kenya to New Leaders

Oct 3, 2022

The newly elected members of the executive in Kenya need to consider inclusivity in the appointment of State officials and to serve all Kenyans indiscriminately, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said. 

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba blessing the different groups of people who attended his Saturday, March 19 Installation as Local Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Kisumu. Credit: ACI Africa

New Catholic Archbishop in Kenya Pledges to Deepen Evangelization in Metropolitan See

Mar 20, 2022

The newly installed Archbishop of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Kisumu has noted with admiration the great work done by his predecessors and promised to deepen evangelization in the Kenyan Metropolitan See.

Bishop David Kamau, the Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi Archbishop, who has been appointed Apostolic Administrator Nakuru Diocese in Kenya. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi Archdiocese Appointed Apostolic Administrator of Nakuru, Kenya

Mar 20, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop David Kamau as the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya. 

Archbishop-elect Maurice Muhatia Makumba. Credit: ACI Africa

Transition in Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese Similar to “going on retreat”: Archbishop-elect

Mar 15, 2022

The administrative change in the Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya following the transfer of Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba to the Archdiocese of Kisumu can be favorably compared with the Kenyan Diocese “going on retreat”, the Archbishop-elect has said.

Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, appointed Archbishop of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese by Pope Francis on 18 February 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pope Francis Transfers Bishop in Kenya, Appoints Him Archbishop for Kisumu Archdiocese

Feb 18, 2022

Pope Francis has transferred a Catholic Bishop in Kenya, and appointed him Archbishop for the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kisumu. 

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

Nov 22, 2021

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

Jul 9, 2021

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

Feb 13, 2021

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

Jan 24, 2021

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

Jan 17, 2021

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

Nov 16, 2020

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

Jul 6, 2020

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

Jun 21, 2020

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

May 23, 2020

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.