The need for the Laity in Africa to connect with members of the Clergy and women and men Religious at a time when people across the globe are struggling with COVID-19 challenges has been emphasized at a virtual conference organized by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA).
The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has paid glowing tribute to his Priest who was laid to rest Tuesday, July 27, saying he manifested a “compassionate heart” that can be compared with that of the Good Samaritan in St. Luke’s Gospel.
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.
The Catholic Bishop of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese, Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, has hailed members of St. Patrick's Missionary Society (SPS) who have ministered in the Kenyan Episcopal See for their instrumental role in evangelization through what he termed “triple presence.”
A number of South Sudanese Catholics who are seeking refuge around Nakuru town in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province have been gathering in groups for prayers in the absence of a Priest.
The Apostleship of the Sea in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa plans to develop, in collaboration with other stakeholders, an online communication tool in the country’s maritime sector to keep those who work at sea in touch with their families.
A Kenyan Catholic Priest who was recently appointed as a clean content ambassador for the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) in the country’s Central region has said he will create public awareness about the creation and consumption of clean content among school going children.
A Kenya-based Catholic Priest has, in his new book, sought to demystify the role of the Church in politics and governance across Africa.
Tales of Kenyan children born with disabilities who are chained away from society sometimes sound too graphic to be true. This, however, was the story of David (not his real name) who was raised by his father at a village outside Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
Early last year, millions of people across the world followed closely as Pope Francis walked unaccompanied towards the Altar of Casa Santa Marta chapel next to St. Peter’s Basilica where he celebrated Holy Mass alone. The Holy Father had made a special appeal to the Faithful to follow Holy Mass virtually as governments across the world ordered closure of places of worship following the outbreak of COVID-19.
The leadership of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) and Caritas Africa have resolved to collaborate in empowering local communities on the continent to participate in the policy-making processes that seek to foster food security.
The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Malindi Diocese has called for child safeguarding amid initiatives undertaken by the Kenyan Diocese to ensure the safety of children.
Working in Kenyan Prisons has never been easy for spiritual caregivers who share the psychological burden of those locked behind bars.
The need for widows in Africa to be protected against retrogressive and dehumanizing cultural practices that rip them off their dignity has been underscored at a virtual seminar organized by All African Conference of Churches (AACC) to mark the International Widows' Day.
The President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has, at a conference on Food Sovereignty, underscored the need for Africans to have stronger and secure food systems.
Members of Our Land is Our Life Alliance, an entity that brings together various African civil society organizations (CSOs) and faith leaders, have decried the exclusion of local populations in the implementation of agricultural policies that affect the continent.
Roughly one third of the total project aid that was supplied by Catholic Charity Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International in the year 2020, went to Africa, the leadership of the organization has reported.
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.
The practice of trading insults that characterizes politics in Kenya can only be addressed by paying attention to faith principles, a Kenyan Catholic Archbishop has said.
The Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has faulted the government for suspending public worship in parts of the country, a move that seems to undermine, the Bishop says, the role of the Inter-faith Council.