Garissa Diocese

Late Bishop Paul Darmanin, who was at the helm of the Catholic Diocese of Garissa since its establishment in 1984 till his retirement in December 2015. Credit: Capuchin Television Network

Pioneer Catholic Bishop of Kenyan Diocese Eulogized as “courageous man, gentle soul”

Jul 25, 2023

Bishop Paul Darmanin, who was at the helm of the Catholic Diocese of Garissa since its establishment in 1984 till his retirement in December 2015 has been eulogized as a man of great courage.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen lays hands on the head of Bishop George Muthaka, during his episcopal ordination May 7 at Our Lady of Consolation Cathedral of Garissa Diocese grounds. Credit: Garissa Diocese

Nuncio in Kenya Cautions against “power, imposition”, Calls for “humility of heart”

May 9, 2022

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned church members including members of the Clergy against the tendency to refer to authority saying, “The church of Christ does not build on power or on imposition.”

Bishop Joseph Alessandro, of Garissa Diocese, Kenya. / Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Five Years after Terrorist Attack at Kenya’s Garissa University, Bishop Shares Progress

Apr 9, 2020

On the 5th anniversary of the  deadly attack on Kenya’s Garissa University College, situated in the north eastern part of the East African country, the Catholic Bishop of the area has recalled the unfortunate event and recounted initiatives that have undertaken by religious leaders to promote peaceful co-existence.