Eldoret diocese

Mons. John Kiplimo Lelei, appointed  Auxiliary Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Eldoret that is under the leadership of Bishop Dominic Kimengichon 27 March 2024. Credit: KCCB

Vicar General of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Eldoret Appointed Auxiliary Bishop

Mar 27, 2024

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. John Kiplimo Lelei as Auxiliary Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Eldoret that is under the leadership of Bishop Dominic Kimengich.

Bishop Dominic Kimengich (left) of Eldoret Diocese and Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (right) of the Catholic Diocese of Kisii. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Be Wary of Political Candidates Offering Bribes for Votes: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Jun 29, 2022

Two Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the electorate in the East African country to be cautious about political candidates offering bribes for votes.

Bishop Dominic Kimengich addressing delegates during the launch of the First Diocesan Synod for Kenya's Eldoret Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese Convenes First Synod in 62 Years to Address Pastoral Initiatives

Jun 13, 2021

The leadership of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Eldoret has launched the First Diocesan Synod bringing together members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, and Laity to address pastoral initiatives. development projects, spiritual guidance and cohesion in the Diocese.

World Press Freedom Day. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Journalists Challenged to Amplify Voice of Church on Press Freedom Day

May 4, 2021

Journalists in Kenya tend to sideline Church activities in their reporting, prioritizing politicians even during faith-based functions, a Catholic Bishop has observed and called on the members of the Press to amplify the voice of the Church, which he said has the interest of the people at heart.

Bishop Dominic Kimengich of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese during the ordination Mass at the Mother of Apostles Seminary on 23 April 2021

Newly Ordained Priests in Kenya Cautioned against Prioritizing Money in Ministry

Apr 23, 2021

The Bishop of Kenya’s Diocese of Eldoret has, on the occasion of the ordination of nine deacons to the Priesthood, cautioned them against the tendency to prioritize money in their Priestly ministry, encouraging them, instead, to embrace unconditional service.

Late Kelvin Kipkoech Kimaiyo / St. Thomas Aquinas National Major Seminary, Nairobi

Kenyan Authorities to Investigate Conduct of Seminarian found Dead Alongside Woman and Son

Mar 4, 2021

Police in Kenya are planning to visit St. Thomas Aquinas National Major Seminary in Nairobi Archdiocese to conduct an investigation into the life of a Seminarian who was found dead alongside a woman and her son.

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Kenya's Diocese of Eldoret / Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese Faults Media Reports on Alleged Arrest of Bishop over Debt

Mar 2, 2021

The Financial Administrator of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese has faulted media reports alleging the arrest of the Local Ordinary over an unpaid bank loan.

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.

The installation of Bishop Dominic Kimengich (left) as the Local Ordinary of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese by John Cardinal Njue (right) at Mother of Apostles Seminary grounds in Eldoret on February 1, 2020

Church, State Partnership Emphasized at Installation of Kenyan Bishop Dominic

Feb 3, 2020

The collaboration between the Catholic Church in Kenya and the Government was a key highlight during the installation of Bishop Dominic Kimengich as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese, with various political leaders, including the President and his Deputy promising to foster Church and State partnership.

Kenyan Bishop Dominic Kimengich, appointed Bishop of Eldoret diocese, transferred from Lodwar diocese

Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese Gets New Bishop, A Papal Transfer

Nov 17, 2019

Pope Francis has appointed Kenyan Bishop Dominic Kimengich who has been the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Lodwar diocese the new Bishop of Eldoret diocese in the Western region of the East African country.