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Members of the Interfaith Council in Kenya/ Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Kenya’s Interfaith Council Urges Vigilance Following Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

Kenya’s Interfaith Council mandated to guide the resumption of public worship amid COVID-19 pandemic is urging caution following the latest easing of the coronavirus restrictions in the East African nation.

Members of the Interfaith Council in Kenya at a previous event / Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Elderly, Sick to Continue Worshipping in Private amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

The elderly and the sick in Kenya have been urged to continue worshiping in private as the country reports a steady increase in the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Religious Leaders, dignitaries, and other invited guests raise their hands in a gesture of worship during the National Prayer Day held at State House Nairobi on March 21, 2020. / State House, Nairobi Kenya.

Religious Leaders Encourage Kenyans to Pray for “national healing, restoration”

Members of Kenya’s Interfaith Council have, in a statement through their Chairman, called on citizens of the East African nation to pray for the country’s healing and restoration during the National Prayer Weekend that commenced Friday, October 9. 

Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Chairman of Kenya’s Interfaith Council. /

Age Limit, Numbers at Public Worship Revised in Kenya’s Phased Reopening

Children under the age of six and the those above 65 years have been allowed to participate in public worship in Kenya in the latest phased reopening that has also revised upwards the number of people allowed in places of worship at once.

Visual representation of the phased reopening of places of worship in Kenya. / Interfaith Council on the National Response to the Corona Pandemic

Public Worship Duration and Age Limit Extended in Kenya's New Phased Reopening

Extended duration of public worship and the age limit for participation are among the new guidelines in Kenya announced Tuesday, August 11 by the Catholic Archbishop-led Interfaith Council.  

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Nyeri Archdiocese to appointed head of the newly constituted Inter-faith Council with the mandate to guide the resumption of public worship in Kenya. /

Catholic Prelate to Head Kenya’s Interfaith Council to Guide Resumption of Public Worship

The newly constituted Inter-faith Council with the mandate to guide the resumption of public worship in Kenya will be headed by Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese, the Kenyan government announced in a Gazette notice Friday, June 12.