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John Cardinal Njue (right), Archbishop Philip Anyolo (Center) and CS Mutahi Kagwe (left) during Tuesday's meeting at the Holy Family Basilica in Nairobi, Kenya. / KCCB

Kenyan Government Engages Catholic Church Leaders on Resuming Public Worship

May 29, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Kenya will be meeting in “coming days” to define a way that will see the lifting of the ban on public worship in the East African country after a successful engagement with the government that took place early this week, ACI Africa has been told in an interview.

Caption: Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna (FSSA) donate relief items to people displaced by floods in Nyando, Kisumu county. / FSSA

A Kenya-based Order of Nuns Reaches Out to Families Affected by Floods

May 2, 2020

Members of a Kenya-based Order of nuns have reached out to over 200 needy families in Western Kenya affected by floods following ongoing heavy rains in the East African nation, one of the nuns involved in the Thursday, April 30 initiative has told ACI Africa.

Names of the parishioners of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Swaziland's Manzini Diocese pinned on benches. / Bishop Jose Luis Ponce de Leon

What a Cleric in Swaziland Has Done to Keep Faithful Engaged During COVID-19

Apr 10, 2020

All was well at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Manzini in the Southern Africa nation of Eswatini, popularly known as Swaziland, until Fr. Francis Onyango announced that Public Mass had been suspended. Fr. Onyango made the announcement that pierced the heart of an elderly woman who was attending Mass that morning on Wednesday, March 18.

Fr. Richard Oduor, Kenyan-born priest incardinated in South Sudan's Torit diocese who tested positive for COVID-19 days after arriving in Kenya from Rome. He says he has no symptoms of the virus / Fr. Richard Oduor

“It's my 14th day in Kenya, I’ve no COVID-19 symptoms,” Priest Says, Faults Media Reports

Mar 27, 2020

The Kenyan priest, Fr. Richard Oduor who, according to government authorities in Kenya, tested positive for COVID-19 and got hospitalized days after returning from Italy has said that on the 14th day since he traveled back to Kenya, he does not feel any of the known symptoms of the virus that has claimed more than 24,000 lives across the globe.