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Latest stories: Nakuru Diocese

Bishop Maurice Muhatia of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese during the webinar was organized by the Paulines Publications Africa to create awareness on the Synod on Synodality that is set to solemnly open next month in Rome. Credit: Sr. Olga Massango

Synodal Process Not Advocating for “democratic Church”, Kenyan Catholic Bishop Clarifies

The Synod on Synodality specifically stands out for including the people of God at the local level in the decision-making processes of the Church. This, according to a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, does not however translate to some form of democracy where opinions will be accepted outside the hierarchical structures of the Church.

The late Fr. Peter Ignatius Gichure who died 31 July 2021. The member of the Clergy of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese was an Associate Professor of Dogmatic Theology and Peace Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Credit: Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

Catholic Clergy, Laity Eulogize Kenyan Priest, Professor as Advocate of Peace in Families

Members of the Clergy and the Laity in Kenya have paid glowing tribute to the late Kenyan Priest and University Professor, Fr. Peter Ignatius Gichure, describing him as one who advocated for Catholic marriage, family life, and peace among family members. 

Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese. Credit: Courtesy photo

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Hails Irish-founded Missionary Society for "triple presence"

The Catholic Bishop of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese, Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, has hailed members of St. Patrick's Missionary Society (SPS) who have ministered in the Kenyan Episcopal See for their instrumental role in evangelization through what he termed “triple presence.”

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

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.

Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, with Sisters Nancy Omete, Gladys Otwori, Norah Nyausi, and Jacqlyne Ngoge who professed their final vows Saturday, December 5 in Kenya's Nakuru Diocese. / ACI Africa.

In Africa, “families can be obstacle to vocations”, Kenyan Bishop Cautions at Profession

In Africa, family ties can hinder those who have devoted their entire lives to the service of God’s people as Religious and Clergy from this commitment, a Kenyan Bishop has cautioned.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) at the end of their Plenary Assembly in Subukia.

Kenya’s Bishops Express Reservations about “Building Bridges Initiative”, Want CONSENSUS

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have expressed their reservations about the “Building Bridges Initiative” (BBI) report, highlighting the gaps that need to be addressed in what they describe as “a draft in progress.”