Two Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the electorate in the East African country to be cautious about political candidates offering bribes for votes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Financial Administrator of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese has faulted media reports alleging the arrest of the Local Ordinary over an unpaid bank loan.
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 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.
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.