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Latest stories: Marsabit diocese

Fr. John Baptist Oese Imai, first-ever Benedictine Abbot of the Benedictine Missionaries of St. Ottillien in Tigoni. /

Kenya’s First Benedictine Abbot Told to “cut out stubborn” Monks at Blessing Ceremony

The Catholic Church in Kenya witnessed the blessing of the country’s first-ever Benedictine Abbot who was told not to hesitate in cutting “out stubborn” members from the 106-year-old Religious Order that is part of the Benedictine Confederation.

Late Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi who died October 30 in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi of heart-related complications. /

Late Italian-born Bishop in Kenya Mourned as “devout shepherd, of impeccable character”

The late Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi who served as the second Bishop of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese until his retirement in November 2006 is being remembered as a “devout shepherd” and “a man of impeccable character and heroic virtues.”

Bishop John Oballa Owaa, Chairman of KCCB's Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC). /

Persistent Insecurity in Two Kenyan Dioceses “unfortunate, regrettable”: Bishops

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement, said they are “deeply concerned” about persistent violent conflicts in two areas covered by the dioceses of Ngong and Marsabit “due to ethnic, clan hatred, competition over resources and leadership wrangles” and described the situation as “barbaric, unfortunate, saddening and regrettable”.