Lodwar diocese

Bishop John Mbinda of the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya. Credit: St. Austin Catholic Church Nairobi

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Commends Parents for Persevering through Difficult School Year

Dec 13, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has hailed parents in the East African country for struggling to keep their children in school during harsh economic times in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Screenshot of Bishop John Mbinda of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya addressing journalists on the state of insecurity in his Episcopal See. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Bishop in Kenya Calls for Increased Presence of Security Officers in Parts of His Diocese

Aug 1, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has called upon the government of the East African country to increase the presence of security officers in parts of his Episcopal See that are witnessing insecurity.

Bishop John Mbinda of Lodwar Diocese, first-ever Kenyan Spiritan Bishop vested in Turkana attire. Credit: ACI Africa

First-ever Kenyan Spiritan Bishop Urged to Exercise Patience, “learn ways of the people”

Jun 8, 2022

The newly ordained Bishop of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya, the first-ever Kenyan member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to be consecrated Bishop, has been urged to exercise patience in his Episcopal Ministry, striving to “learn the ways of the people” of God in his Diocese.

Bishop John Mbinda, ordained Bishop of Kenya's Lodwar Diocese on 4 June 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

"Never fall into the temptation of routine": Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya to New Bishop

Jun 5, 2022

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned the newly ordained Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar against the temptation of “routine” characterized with "blindly following” the beaten path of traditions.

Msgr. John Mbinda, appointed Bishop of Kenya's Lodwar Diocese on 4 April 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

Spiritan Priest Appointed Bishop in Kenya, Says “looking forward to being a servant”

Apr 4, 2022

The member of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost Fathers (Spiritans) who has been appointed Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has said he looks forward to exercising servant leadership “as Christ offered Himself”.

Fr Michael Mutai, a Clergy of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese, serving as Parish Priest of Good Shepherd Kakuma of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya. / Courtesy photo

Kenyan Priest Who Left Formation to Work as Security Officer Recounts Painful Journey

Feb 5, 2021

Growing up, Fr Michael Mutai always wanted to become a Priest of the Catholic Church. It is this deep desire that steered the Kenyan Catholic Priest against all odds including abject poverty, an illness and discouragement to eventually realize his long-term dream.

The installation of Bishop Dominic Kimengich (left) as the Local Ordinary of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese by John Cardinal Njue (right) at Mother of Apostles Seminary grounds in Eldoret on February 1, 2020

Church, State Partnership Emphasized at Installation of Kenyan Bishop Dominic

Feb 3, 2020

The collaboration between the Catholic Church in Kenya and the Government was a key highlight during the installation of Bishop Dominic Kimengich as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese, with various political leaders, including the President and his Deputy promising to foster Church and State partnership.

Kenyan Bishop Dominic Kimengich, appointed Bishop of Eldoret diocese, transferred from Lodwar diocese

Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese Gets New Bishop, A Papal Transfer

Nov 17, 2019

Pope Francis has appointed Kenyan Bishop Dominic Kimengich who has been the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Lodwar diocese the new Bishop of Eldoret diocese in the Western region of the East African country.