Advertisement

Latest stories: KCCB

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

Catholic Bishops Call for Harmonized, Collaborative Efforts to End Arson in Kenyan Schools

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have called for collective and coordinated disciplinary measures that include counselling to address the “worrying” wave of student unrests that have led to the burning of property in at least 35 schools across Kenya.  

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

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Say Sexual Bill Risks Creating “amorphous field of rights”

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have called on legislators at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to withdraw the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Bill 2017 from the floor of the house noting that the proposed legislation is an attempt to give rise to unclear rights on sexual issues.  

Somw members of the Interreligious Council of Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Embrace civic duty, get registered as voters”: Religious Leaders in Kenya to New Voters

The ongoing voter registration exercise in Kenya has been characterized with a low turnout, members of the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) have noted with concern, and called on new eligible voters to “embrace” their civic responsibility by registering as voters.

Logo of the United Nations (UN). Credit: UN

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Urge Government to Support UN Treaty on Business, Human Rights

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are calling on the government of the East African nation to fully support the revised draft of the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights at the ongoing negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland.

A screenshot of part of the proceedings at the Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya's Ctholic Diocese of Nakuru on Saturday, October 2. Credit: Capuchin Tv

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Invites Prayer for “servant leaders” Ahead of Country’s Elections

The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese has urged the people of God in Kenya to start praying to get hardworking leaders who will have the people’s interests at heart as campaigns toward August 2022 general elections gain momentum.

Bishop Maurice Muhatia of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese during the webinar was organized by the Paulines Publications Africa to create awareness on the Synod on Synodality that is set to solemnly open next month in Rome. Credit: Sr. Olga Massango

Synodal Process Not Advocating for “democratic Church”, Kenyan Catholic Bishop Clarifies

The Synod on Synodality specifically stands out for including the people of God at the local level in the decision-making processes of the Church. This, according to a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, does not however translate to some form of democracy where opinions will be accepted outside the hierarchical structures of the Church.

Poster announcing an online workshop of the Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops. Credit: Pontifical Mission Societies Kenya

Religious in Kenya Urged to Limit Commitment to Families, Focus on Evangelization

Commitment of women and men Religious to their families is slowly killing the spirit of evangelization in Kenya, members of the Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.

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

Catholic Bishops in Kenya “deeply concerned” about Violence in Three Dioceses

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have voiced their concern about the ongoing violence in Laikipia, Kerio Valley and Marsabit, areas that fall within the Kenyan Dioceses of Nyahururu, Kitale and Marsabit, respectively. 

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

Nine Issues of Concern Catholic Bishops in Kenya Want Addressed to “keep hope alive”

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement, outlined nine issues of concern, which they want addressed to keep alive the hope of the citizens of the East African nation.

Catholic Bishops in Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Lobby Government to Participate in UN Conference: Kenya's Bishops Charge Lawmakers

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are urging Members of Parliament (MPs) to pressurize the government to “actively participate” in the planned United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty negotiations.

Fidei Donum priests in Kenya assemble for a photo after the completion of their annual meeting at the National Marian Shrine in Subukia, Kenya. Credit: PMS Kenya

Catholic Priests in Kenya’s Hardship Missionary Territories Share Joy of Changing Lives

One of the greatest sources of joy in the mission to the margins is journeying with people who have never known about Christianity until they receive the Sacraments of the Catholic Church, Fr. Bonaventure Luchidio who coordinates the work of Priests working in Kenya’s hardship missionary territories has said.

Religious leaders are joined by Red Cross officials for Covid-19 Sensitization exercise and distribution of masks and sanitizers at Kongowea Market in Mombasa. Credit: Archdiocese of Mombasa

Kenyan Catholic Archbishop among Religious Leaders in Renewed COVID-19 Fight at the Coast

The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese is among religious leaders spearheading a renewed fight against COVID-19 in the country’s Coastal region.

Bishop Joseph Obanyi of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese accompanied by Fr. Columban Odhiambo during the blessing of the new 19-bed capacity Renal Unit at St. Mary's Mumias Hospital. The initiative was realized in partnership with Africa Healthcare Network. Credit: St. Mary's Mumias Hospital/Kakamega Diocese

How a Bank Donation Has Made COVID-19 Situation at a Kenyan Catholic Hospital Manageable

The leadership of St. Mary's Mission Hospital Mumias, one of the Catholic health facilities in Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese, is taking pride in the manner the situation at the facility has transformed, attributing the positive turn of events to a bank donation.

Credit: Vatican Media

At Conference, Kenyan Bishop Calls for Actualization of Fratelli Tutti at Community Levels

A Kenyan Catholic Bishops has challenged religious leaders across the globe to identify ways of actualizing Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on human fraternity and social friendship, Fratelli Tutti, at community levels.

Fr. Paul Ndungu of Kenya's Nyahururu Diocese (right), the first Priest to purchase the newly published Swahili Liturgical Books on 14 August 2021 at the Paulines Communication Centre in Nairobi, pose for a photo alongside two Daughters of St Paul, Sr. Clara Zaniboni (next to Fr. Paul) and Sr. Metrine Nafula (between two customers). Credit: Sr. Olga Massango/Daughters of St Paul, Nairobi

Catholic Church in Kenya Sets Date to Phase Out Old Liturgical Book for Priests

The newly released Misale ya Kiroma (Roman Missal) is set to become “obligatory” in celebrating Holy Mass towards the end of this year, phasing out the old one, Catholic Bishops Kenya have said in a preliminary page of the new Swahili Missal.

Fr. James Kinoti serving at St. Catherine of Alexandria Tarasaa Parish in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi. Credit: Fr. James Kinoti

Six Kenyan Catholic Dioceses in Urgent Need of Help as International Funding Plunges

Kenyan Catholic Dioceses experiencing primary evangelization are among those in urgent need of help owing to the plunge in funding from the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of Faith Universal Fund, a body charged with the duty to assist needy churches across the globe.

Red Confidential/Shutterstock.

PMS Kenya Announces “Missionary Rosary Marathon” to Support Evangelization in Peripheries

Catholic Parishes across various Dioceses in Kenya are invited to pray the Holy Rosary for those working towards evangelization in the country through the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB).

Credit: catholicgrandparentsassociation

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Call for Closeness with Grandparents ahead of Maiden Celebration

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have expressed the need for younger members of society to build relationships with their grandparents and other elderly people who they describe as an “indispensable” gift to humanity.

Bishop Joseph Mbatia (right) receiving a donation of  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Equity bank, a Kenya-based financial institution/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Catholic Mission Hospitals “straining” to Contain Pandemic amid Government Neglect

Catholic Mission Hospitals are over-stretching their resources while attending to COVID-19 cases in the country, the Bishop at the helm of the Health Commission of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said.  

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB)/Credit: Courtesy Photo

Seven Issues Catholic Bishops in Kenya Want Addressed for a “peaceful, secure” Country

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement issued at the end of their Ordinary Plenary Assembly, outlined seven issues affecting the East African nation, which they want addressed for a “peaceful, secure and prosperous” nation.