Children are exposed to multiple challenges, and stand in need of safeguarding “now more than ever” before, the Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Ngong Diocese has said.
The Year of Catechesis that the Catholic Diocese of Ngong in Kenya launched on April 4 is an opportunity for the deepening of Christian faith, the Local Ordinary of the Kenyan Diocese has said.
The advocacy for same-sex unions and gender transition in Kenya is not good for the East African nation, Bishop John Oballa Owaa has said.
A Catholic Priest is most likely to face more opposition, criticism and all manner of threats from his fellow members of Clergy and confreres than from anywhere else, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Kenya has urged the people of God in the East African country to stop discriminating each other based on their various differences but instead to foster unity in their diversity.
The recent cases of hate speech from politicians in Kenya is an issue of concern for a Kenyan Catholic Bishop who has described the talks as “retrogressive” and called for an end to utterances that threaten the peace of the East African nation.
Many children who are brought to Orione Community Training Centre for rehabilitation come in when it is “a little bit too late”, professionals at the Catholic institution in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese have said, underscoring the need for early intervention programs among children living with disability.
A Catholic education facility in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has launched a handbook aimed at fostering awareness about people living with disabilities in view of addressing cases of “unequal and discriminatory treatment” amid COVID-19 challenges.
The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has paid glowing tribute to his Priest who was laid to rest Tuesday, July 27, saying he manifested a “compassionate heart” that can be compared with that of the Good Samaritan in St. Luke’s Gospel.
As part of their program to celebrate the year of St. Joseph, which Pope Francis proclaimed 8 December 2020, Catholics in Kenya’s Diocese of Ngong are expected to participate in monthly reflections on the patron Saint of the Universal Church.
Dioceses in Kenya have embarked on a series of trainings for pastoral agents to address the rising incidences of Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
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”.
Three months after Bishops in Kenya launched a nationwide six-months anti-corruption campaign, an initiative described as a big stride by faith-based leaders in fighting against corruption in their country, a Bishop in the East African nation has termed as “lamentable” the recent results by Transparency International (TI) ranking Kenya below the global average.