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Latest stories: Malindi Diocese

Bishop Willybard Lagho addresses the faithful during Holy Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Outstation of St. Anthony’s Cathedral Parish in Malindi/ Credit: Diocese of Malindi/Facebook /

Kenyan Bishop Calls for Child Safeguarding amid Initiatives by Diocese against Abuse

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.

St. Anthony’s Cathedral Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya/ Credit: Public Domain /

Kenyan Parish Launches Data Gathering Exercise to Boost Participation in Church Activities

St. Anthony’s Cathedral Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya has embarked on a data generation exercise aimed at improving the Pastoral and Social programs of the Parish.

Fr. Adolf Poll who served Parish Priest of St. Joseph Freinademetz in Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Malindi pictured leaving the Diocese after over 50 years of Apostolate in the country/ Credit: Catholic Diocese of Malindi Justice and Peace Commission /

Catholic Missionary Priest in Kenya Pictured Carrying “two small bags” Had Humble Origins

A Catholic Missionary Priest who was captured carrying two small bags as he left a Kenyan Diocese where he had been serving for more than 20 years is said to have nurtured his humility from a young age.

Muslim Clerics during an Iftar meal that was hosted by Bishop Willybard Lagho of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi/ Credit: Catholic Diocese of Malindi /

Kenyan Bishop Meets Muslim Leaders over Iftar Meal to Address Retrogressive Practices

Killings from superstitious beliefs, relegation of the girl child, and early marriages are some of the retrogressive practices that continue to impede development among communities in coastal Kenya, Religious leaders from the Catholic Church and Islam in the region have established.

Parishioners at St Michael Catholic Mission in Kilifi within Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Malindi at the launch of tree planting activities in the Diocese. /

Kenyan Catholic Diocese Launches Model “Church Forest” to Encourage Tree Planting

Bishop Wilybard Lagho’s passion for environmental conservation dates back to his childhood many years before he became a Priest and ascended to the helm of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi where his passion continues to blossom.

The newly ordained Bishop of Kenya’s Malindi Diocese, Wilybard Lagho / Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB)

Emulate St. Joseph in your Episcopal Ministry, Nuncio in Kenya tells Newly Ordained Bishop

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has told the newly ordained Bishop of Kenya’s Malindi Diocese to emulate St. Joseph in his episcopal ministry.

A procession marking the launch of the Year of St. Joseph in Kenya's Malindi Diocese. / Catholic Diocese of Malindi

Kenyan Diocese Seeking Intercession of St. Joseph to Tame Rampant Gender-Based Violence

The Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya has embarked on a year-long celebration of St. Joseph with a special focus on seeking the intercession of the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary in addressing gender-based violence, which has been on the rise in various parts of the Diocese.

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

Why Catholics at a Kenyan Parish Avoided Holy Communion for Five Years

It took Fr. James Kinoti five years to get the first Catholics at St. Catherine of Alexandria Tarasaa Parish of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi to partake of Holy Communion during Eucharistic celebrations at a particular outstation where the faithful had avoided the Sacrament for years.

Some girls from Kilifi County attending the launch of a program aimed at ending teenage pregnancies organized by the Catholic Diocese of Malindi on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child. / Diocese of Malindi/Facebook Page.

Kenyan Diocese Launches Program to Address Teenage Pregnancies among Poor Coastal Families

The leadership of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi in partnership with Karibuni Onlus NGO has, on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child celebrations, launched a program that will see 500 girls from Kilifi County, a coastal town in the East African country, benefit from an array of interventions aimed at ending teenage pregnancies that are reportedly rife in the region.

Members of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) of Kenya's Malindi Diocese preparing to distribute food items and liquid handwashing soap to vulnerable families. / Catholic Diocese of Malindi/CJPC

Inside Kenya’s "young" Diocese with Enviable COVID-19 Intervention Strategies

The story of Malindi Diocese located on the brink of the Indian Ocean at the Kenyan coastal county of Kilifi is a story of resilience, much as it is an inspiration to the other 25 dioceses grappling with COVID-19 pandemic in the East African country.

Malindi  Diocesan Administrator, Fr. Albert Buijs blesses items for the vulnerable people in the diocese. Looking on is Executive Secretary of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of the diocese, Moses Mpuria / CJPC Malindi/ Moses Mpuria

Lenten Campaign Collections Aiding COVID-19 Interventions in Kenya’s Malindi Diocese

Kenya’s Malindi diocese is putting to use funds collected during this year’s Lenten period to finance humanitarian relief efforts toward the most vulnerable people in the territory of the diocese amid COVID-19 restrictions, a diocesan official has told ACI Africa.