Nyeri Archdiocese

Fr. Michael Mithamo King’ori during the January 14 Ordination Mass. Credit: Nyeri Archdiocese

“Grace saw me through”, First Blind Catholic Priest in Kenya on Adjusting to Sight Loss

Jan 23, 2023

Fr. Michael Mithamo King’ori has already celebrated six Masses in the Archdiocese of Nyeri in Kenya where he was ordained a Catholic Priest on January 14. 

Fr. Michael Mithamo King’ori embraces Archbishop Anthony Muheria during the January 14 Ordination Mass. Credit: Nyeri Archdiocese

First-ever Blind Catholic Priest Ordination in Kenya Appreciation of Capacity: Archbishop

Jan 16, 2023

The ordination of the first-ever blind Catholic Priest in Kenya will help bring a high opinion about the abilities and capacity of persons living with disabilities, the Archbishop of Nyeri has said.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya's Nyeri Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Distasteful, disrespectful”, Archbishop in Kenya Faults State Official’s Remarks on GMO

Nov 21, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has termed as “distasteful and disrespectful to Kenyans” the remarks, which the country’s Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Trade and Industrialization made on the legalization of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) foods.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria during the Thursday, June 2 virtual meeting with Catholic Communicators. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Kenya to Begin “Sunday message strategy” to Foster Evangelization

Jun 3, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have pledged to start sharing weekly messages in what is to be called “Bishops' Sunday message” aimed at fostering evangelizing in the East African nation.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Archbishop in Kenya Encourages Students Sitting for National Examinations

Mar 22, 2022

The Archbishop of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese has sought to encourage candidates sitting for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) saying he is praying for their success.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese during the Church and Politics Summit 202/Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Only faith can recover lost politics, restore humanity in politics”: Kenyan Archbishop

Jun 19, 2021

The practice of trading insults that characterizes politics in Kenya can only be addressed by paying attention to faith principles, a Kenyan Catholic Archbishop has said.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese.

Kenyan Prelate Recovering from COVID-19 Thankful for Prayers after Oxygen Support

Nov 26, 2020

The Archbishop of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese has sent a message of appreciation to the people of God in the East Africa country, thanking them for journeying with him in prayers as he continues to battle COVID-19.

Archbishop Peter Joseph Kairo speaking during the ordination of four Priests and seven Deacons for Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese Saturday, November 7. / Capuchin TV/Facebook Page.

Strive to Live in Harmony with Each Other, Kenyan Prelate at Ordination

Nov 9, 2020

A Kenyan Archbishop has urged candidates he was about to ordain to always strive to live in peace and harmony with each other, noting that it is human for members of the Clergy living in a rectory to sometimes disagree.

Religious Leaders, dignitaries, and other invited guests raise their hands in a gesture of worship during the National Prayer Day held at State House Nairobi on March 21, 2020. / State House, Nairobi Kenya.

Religious Leaders Encourage Kenyans to Pray for “national healing, restoration”

Oct 10, 2020

Members of Kenya’s Interfaith Council have, in a statement through their Chairman, called on citizens of the East African nation to pray for the country’s healing and restoration during the National Prayer Weekend that commenced Friday, October 9. 

Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Chairman of Kenya’s Interfaith Council.

Age Limit, Numbers at Public Worship Revised in Kenya’s Phased Reopening

Sep 29, 2020

Children under the age of six and the those above 65 years have been allowed to participate in public worship in Kenya in the latest phased reopening that has also revised upwards the number of people allowed in places of worship at once.

Holy Family Basilica Nairobi Kenya.

“This country needs prayers to fight COVID-19, corruption, tribalism”: Kenyan Archbishop

Sep 19, 2020

A Kenyan Archbishop has, in a video message, invited the people of God in the East African nation to continue seeking divine intervention as they did at the beginning of COVID-19 crisis.

Bishops lay hands on Bishop-elect Joseph Mwongela during Episcopal Ordination Mass Saturday, August 29, 2020. / ACI Africa

Newly Ordained Bishop in Kenya Urges “humble service” in Maiden Speech

Aug 30, 2020

The newly ordained Bishop of Kenya’s Diocese of Kitui has, in his maiden speech, urged those overseeing various sectors in the East African nation to embrace humility in their line of duty.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya's Nyeri Archdiocese.

Constitution “be a guide for higher, more noble goals”: Kenyan Prelate at Anniversary

Aug 29, 2020

At the Eucharistic celebration organized to mark a decade since the promulgation of Kenya’s Constitution, the Archbishop of Nyeri in the East African country has urged the citizenry to use the Supreme Law of the Land as a guide for establishing a set of “higher and more noble goals.”

Archbishop Anthony Muheria (right) and Bishop-elect Joseph Mwongela (left) in a video message for the postponed August 8 episcopal ordination. / Diocese of Kitui

Kenyan Diocese Postpones Episcopal Ordination of New Bishop, Eyes 1,000 Attendees

Jul 30, 2020

The episcopal ordination of the recently appointed Bishop of Kenya’s Kitui Diocese has been postponed from August 8 following new regulations that limit Church gatherings to 100 participants with a hope that the event, expected to be celebrated on a much later date, will attract up to 1,000 people.

Members of the Inter-faith Council of Kenya / Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC).

Kenya's Inter-faith Council Relying on "wisdom of science" in Planning for Public Worship

Jun 28, 2020

Members of Kenya’s Inter-faith Council, constituted to develop protocols for the resumption of public worship are being guided by their faith in the Almighty, advice from relevant experts, and the wishes of the people of God in East African nation as they go about planning the resumption of public worship and related ceremonies, they have said in a statement.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese. / Facebook Page Nyeri Archdiocese

“Think of welfare of Kenyans, desist from selfish politics”: Kenyan Archbishop

May 20, 2020

A Kenyan Archbishop has expressed his concerns about politicians in the East African nation who are engaging in political rhetoric at a time when all leaders are expected to be focused on initiatives to curb the possible spread of COVID-19.    

Poster for Hope4U and Good Shepherd Call Center initiatives by Kenya's Archdiocese of Nyeri in partnership with the Diocese of Kitui. / Archdiocese of Nyeri

Kenya’s 2-Diocese Joint Initiative Toward “vulnerable families” amid COVID-19 Launched

Apr 19, 2020

A joint initiative between a diocese and an Archdiocese in Kenya to mobilize resources that can help families struggling with providing for their basic needs because of COVID-19 restrictions was launched Thursday, April 16.

Bishop-elect Joseph Mwongela, appointed by Pope Francis to head Kenya's Kitui Diocese. / KCCB

Vicar General of Kenya’s Kitui Diocese Appointed Bishop, Says He’ll Foster Unity, Service

Mar 18, 2020

The Vicar General of the Diocese of Kitui in Kenya who has been appointed Bishop of the same diocese has told ACI Africa in an interview that he will prioritize fostering the unity of the people of God and active involvement in evangelization in his episcopal ministry.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria, the Chairman of the Commission for Pastoral and Lay Apostolate under the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Archbishop of Nyeri. / ACI Africa

“Women are a gift to us,” Kenyan Archbishop to Thousands of Catholic Women Pilgrims

Mar 10, 2020

On the eve of the International Women’s Day (IWD), a Kenyan Prelate hailed the over 20,000 members of the Catholic Women Association (CWA) in Kenya who gathered at the Marian Shrine in Nakuru Diocese for their annual pilgrimage, appreciating them as “a gift to” the Church.