Religious Leaders in Kenya. Credit: NCCK

Religious Leaders in Kenya Laud Government, Opposition “for hearing the plea of Kenyans”

Apr 5, 2023

Religious leaders in Kenya have lauded efforts made by the Government and the Opposition in the East African nation to halt weekly demonstrations that had routinely been characterized by acts of lawlessness, including property destruction, looting, invasion of private property, and even loss of lives. 

A section of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB/Catholic Justice and Peace Department Facebook

Kenya’s Catholic Bishops Caution Government, Opposition against “stand-off, defiance”

Mar 23, 2023

Resorting to a “stand-off and defiance” on the part of the government and opposition leaders in Kenya will not address the “myriad of problems and crises” ordinary citizens are grappling with, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have warned.

Kenya's Supreme Court. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Seeks to destroy life”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya on Pro-homosexual Right Court Ruling

Mar 10, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have faulted the Supreme Court for its ruling to allow the registration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya's Nyeri Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Distasteful, disrespectful”, Archbishop in Kenya Faults State Official’s Remarks on GMO

Nov 21, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has termed as “distasteful and disrespectful to Kenyans” the remarks, which the country’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Trade and Industrialization made on the legalization of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) foods.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) during a press briefing on 10 November 2022. Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Express Concern about High Cost of Living, Prolonged Drought

Nov 10, 2022

The high cost of living and prolonged drought in Kenya are among issues of national concern that the Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have highlighted in their latest collective statement.

Mr. Joseph Muriungi (right) and Mrs. Joyce Muriungi (Left) the Parents of Hillay Msafiri Kiama whose miraculous birth led to the beatification of Sr. Maria Carola. Credit: ACI Africa.

The Story of Blessed Carola’s Death “should speak to us all”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Nov 7, 2022

The story of the death of the Catholic Nun who was beatified in Kenya on November 5 should inspire Kenyans to give themselves in the service of the Lord and receive well, in their midst, those involved in the mission of evangelization, members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.

Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Education, Ezekiel Machogu Ombaki. Credit: CUEA

Kenya-based Regional Catholic University Hailed for “tremendous contribution to education”

Oct 29, 2022

An official of the Kenyan government has, during the 41st graduation ceremony of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), hailed the regional institution of higher learning for contributing to “education growth and social welfare” in the East African country.

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde of Kenya's Mombasa Archdiocese. Credit: Mombasa Archdiocese

Be Inclusive in State Appointments, Address “real issues”: Bishops in Kenya to New Leaders

Oct 3, 2022

The newly elected members of the executive in Kenya need to consider inclusivity in the appointment of State officials and to serve all Kenyans indiscriminately, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said. 

Bishop Mark Kadima Wamukoya of Kenya's Bungoma Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“We all need to be missionary children”: Kenyan Catholic Bishop at Diocesan PMC Holy Mass

Sep 21, 2022

There is need for following of Christ “to be missionary children”, making sacrifices to reach out others with the Gospel message in the example of the first evangelizers of the African continent, the Bishop of Bungoma Diocese in Kenya has said. 

Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru, Chairman of the Commission for Education and Religious Education of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Oppose Comprehensive Sexuality Education Budgets: Kenyan Bishop to International MPs

Sep 10, 2022

International legislators need to oppose budgets toward “bad education programs” such as Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), which United Nations (UN) agencies and the European Union (EU) present to their respective parliaments, the Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Commission for education has said.

Faith leaders in Kenya at a press conference on 6 September 2022. Credit: KCCB

Focus Attention on Holding Elected Leaders to Account: Faith Leaders in Kenya to Citizens

Sep 6, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya have urged citizens of the East African country to shift their attention from the general elections to holding elected leaders to account as the electioneering period has ended. 

Faith leaders in Kenya during a press briefing on 29 August 2022. Credit: NCCK

Accept Verdict of Supreme Court on Poll Petition as Justice: Faith Leaders in Kenya

Aug 29, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya have urged citizens of the East African country to accept the ruling of the Supreme Court that one the political coalitions in the August 9 general elections, Azimio La Umoja, filed seeking to overturn the Presidential results.

Religious leaders in Kenya during a meeting with opposition leader, Raila Odinga at his Karen home. Credit: Kenya Catholic Media Network/Facebook

Kenya’s Faith Leaders Engage Main Challenger of President-elect ahead of Election Petition

Aug 22, 2022

Representatives of various faith groups in Kenya on Saturday, August 20, met Raila Amolo Odinga, the main challenger of the country’s Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto.

Religious leaders in Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Faith Leaders Call for Peace amid Tension after Declaration of Presidential Result

Aug 15, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya are calling for peace and calm amid tension in the East African nation following the declaration of the final results of the Presidential election that was conducted on August 9.

Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia Laud Kenyan Colleagues for Pastoral Guidance in Elections

Aug 10, 2022

Members of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have lauded the role of their counterparts in Kenya, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), in the country’s general elections conducted on Tuesday, August 9.

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“Be extremely prudent, shun any form of manipulation of tallying”: Bishops to Kenyans

Aug 8, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on the people of God in the East African nation to exercise prudence during the electioneering period, and to avoid all forms of tallying manipulation as the electorate heads to the polls on Tuesday, August 9. 

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: ADN

Life Has to Continue after General Elections: Catholic Archbishop to Electorate in Kenya

Aug 8, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has urged voters in the East African nation to be prepared to accept the outcome of the Tuesday, August 9 general elections because life has to continue after the polls.

Faith based leaders in Kenya during the joint prayer meeting with the IEBC on Wednesday, August 3. Credit: Courtesy Photo.

Conduct Credible Elections, “seal any loopholes”: Kenya’s Faith Leaders to Electoral Body

Aug 4, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya have urged the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct Kenya’s August 9 general elections in a manner that does not trigger doubts about their credibility.

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

Prepare Supporters for “any result”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya to Political Candidates

Aug 1, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged political candidates in the East African to prepare their respective supporters to accept the outcome of the poll scheduled for August 9. 

Bishop Joseph Mwongela of Kitui Diocese reading the message of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Elect Candidates “who worry about our environment”: Bishops in Kenya ahead of Elections

Jul 25, 2022

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have urged the electorate in Kenya to consider political candidates’ track record in environmental conservation during the general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.