Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on the people of God in the East African country to maintain the fight against COVID-19 even after the country’s government announced the easing of the use of face masks in open places.
Days after Kenya’s President declared drought a national disaster, humanitarian assistance is being sought for family members struggling to make ends meet in the Archdiocese of Nairobi.
The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese is among religious leaders spearheading a renewed fight against COVID-19 in the country’s Coastal region.
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.
The first missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to arrive in Kenya have been applauded for “planting a seed” that continues to thrive through many Kenyan natives who continue to join the Religious Order that is the oldest in the East African country.
Religious leaders in Kenya have called for an inclusive national dialogue that would involve “all Kenyans” in view of defusing tensions that have characterized the political landscape in the East African nation.
With the rising concerns of an imminent spread of COVID-19 against the backdrop of the first case in Africa reported in Nigeria, Bishops in the East African countries of Kenya and Uganda have, in independent messages and contexts, expressed their concerns about the virus and called on relevant government agencies to take special health measures.