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Archbishop Hubertus van Megen. Credit: Capuchin TV

Kenyan Youths “mean business”, Want to Cleanse “temple of democracy”: Nuncio on Anti -Tax Protests

Jul 1, 2024

The Papal Nuncio in Kenya has weighed in on the recent protests led by the youths over the controversial Finance Bill of 2024, noting that the young people in the East African country “mean business” and want to revolutionize the country.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

“You are our hope”: Kenya’s Catholic Bishops Laud Gen Zs for Patriotism in Spearheading Protests against Finance Bill

Jun 29, 2024

Kenya’s youths, who successfully spearheaded and actively participated in protests against the controversial Finance Bill 2024 have found favor with members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), who have particularly lauded the Generation Z (Gen Z) for manifesting patriotism and altruism.

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Meet President as Youths Spearhead Campaign to Stop Politicians from Church Fundraisers

Jun 28, 2024

A section of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) members have had an audience with the country’s Head of State, President William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi, the capital city of the East African nation.

Bishop Willybard Lagho of Malindi Catholic Diocese reading a statement of the Interreligious Council of Kenya (IRCK) on Kenya's Controversial Finance Bill. Credit: IRCK Facebook page

“We support them fully”: Kenya’s Religious Leaders on Gen Z-led “peaceful” Protests against Finance Bill 2024

Jun 26, 2024

Religious leaders in Kenya have expressed their support for the ongoing Generation Z (Gen Z)-led protests against the controversial proposed Finance Bill 2024, calling for the withdrawal of the Bill which they say  has “punitive tax measures.”

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB)

Kenya’s Catholic Bishops Condemn “in strongest terms” Police Brutality, Killings as Anti-Tax Protests Rock Major Cities

Jun 25, 2024

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB)  have strongly condemned the killing of a section of protesters, who took to the streets in major Kenyan cities and townships to oppose the country’s controversial proposed Finance Bill 2024.

Members of the Youth Serving Christ (YSC) of Holy Family Minor Basilica of Kenya’s  Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) reading their message on Sunday 23 June 2024. Credit: Capuchin TV

Catholic Youths in Kenyan Archdiocese Join Gen Z-led Protests against “the enemy”, Finance Bill 2024, Appeal for Prayers

Jun 24, 2024

Members of the Youth Serving Christ (YSC) of Holy Family Minor Basilica of Kenya’s  Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) have made public their active involvement in the Generation Z (Gen Z)-led protests against the controversial proposed Finance Bill 2024.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Ask Government to Pay Heed to Cries Over Contested Finance Bill

Jun 11, 2024

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have urged the government to establish a tax regime that is in favor of the country’s economic growth, cautioning against “punitive taxes” in the proposed Finance Bill 2024, which they say is oppressive to Kenyans.

Religious leaders in Kenya during the National Dialogue Committee (NADCO). Credit: KCCB

Religious Leaders in Kenya “strongly urge” Legislators to Engage Citizens in the National Dialogue Committee Report

May 5, 2024

Religious leaders in Kenya have “strongly” urged legislatures to engage citizens of the East African nation in the multiple constitutional reforms that members of the National Dialogue Committee (NADCO) have presented in their report. 

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Increase of Missionaries’ Work Permit Charges “absolutely unethical”: Kenya’s Catholic Bishops

Apr 14, 2024

The move by the Kenyan government to revise upwards work permit charges for missionaries in the East African nation denotes ingratitude to the sacrifices of people, who have dedicated their lives to making the society a good place, Catholic Bishops in the country have said.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Kenyans’ Financial Struggles Causing “mental distress”: Catholic Bishops Urge State to Address High Cost of Living

Apr 13, 2024

The high cost of living in Kenya is causing mental agony among the people of God in the East African nation, Catholic Bishops in the country have said.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

We’re “witnessing misery of the sick”: Kenya’s Catholic Bishops Urge Government to Address Doctors’ Protracted Strike

Apr 11, 2024

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the Kenyan government to “speedily” address the concerns of doctors in the East African country where health services remain paralyzed owing to a protracted strike of the medics.

Credit: National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK)

Religious Leaders in Kenya Concerned about Protracted Conflicts among Politicians

Mar 6, 2024

A section of religious leaders in Kenya have expressed concern about the recurring public conflicts between Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) and other political leaders.

Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo. Credit: KCCB

Priest Decries Forceful Eviction of Kenyan Catholic School Head for Dismal Performance

Jan 19, 2024

The former General Secretary of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has condemned the forceful eviction of the principal of St. Gabriel Isongo Secondary School by the parents who cited poor performance of the school that is sponsored by the Diocese of Kakamega.

Bishop Willybard Kitogho Lagho of Kenya's Malindi Diocese. Credit: Malindi Diocese

“Exercise a lot of caution”: Catholic Bishop in Kenya to Road Users During Christmas

Dec 23, 2023

The Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi has called on Kenyans traveling from cities in the East African country for Christmas celebrations with their families to exercise caution on the roads to avoid causing accidents.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Defend Fiducia Supplicans, Say Not Endorsing Same-sex Marriages

Dec 20, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have defended Fiducia Supplicans, the Vatican declaration on the possibility of blessing “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations”, which the Dicastery for the Doctrine of Faith (DDF) released on Monday, December 18.

A screenshot of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) during a press conference. Credit: KCCB

Let’s Not Gamble with Children’s Future: Kenyan Catholic Bishops on Disputed School Result

Nov 30, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have weighed in on the disputed Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results that had numerous discrepancies, and cautioned the government against jeopardizing children's future through issuing of erroneous exam results.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Urge Government to “respond swiftly” to El Nino Victims

Nov 29, 2023

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the government of the East African country to “respond swiftly” to the damage caused by the ongoing El Nino rains especially by helping the victims of the rains that have reportedly claimed at least 120 lives and displaced about 90,000.

A screenshot of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) during their Friday, November 10 press conference. Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Laud Government for Establishing Holiday to Plant Trees

Nov 11, 2023

The Kenyan government has declared Monday, November 13 a holiday to plant trees, a move that Bishops in the East African country have lauded and called on Kenyans to make the best of it in their efforts to conserve the environment.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Bishops in Kenya Decry Rise in Taxation, Say High Cost of Living "strangling" the Poor

Nov 10, 2023

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the government of the East African country to address the high cost of living in the country, noting that over-taxation is “strangling the very poor”.

Bishop Alfred Rotich giving the homily during the the National Prayer Day at Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru. Credit: Catholic Mirror

On Annual National Prayer Day in Kenya, Bishop Cautions against “song of tribalism”

Oct 9, 2023

On the occasion of the National Prayer Day at Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru, Bishop Alfred Rotich has cautioned the people of God in the East African nation against participating in the “song of tribalism”.