- Sep 25, 2020
Catholic leaders in Kenya are sounding an alarm after a terror attack killed three Americans and forced local people to flee.
As frequent terror attacks continue in northeastern Kenya, Catholic bishops and priests are warning that the acts are posing threats to missions and their work.
The head of Caritas Somalia is calling on the international community not to forget the Horn of Africa country as other crises divert the world’s attention.
Africa today is the zone of Catholicism’s greatest growth and an increasing share of its leadership, and Kenya in some ways embodies Africa in miniature. Crux is reporting this week from Mombasa, in the coastal region facing Islamic militancy, and from the northwest, where the challenge is primary evangelization.
Persecuted at home and unwanted in the Kenyan refugee complex, the largest in the world, Somali refugees struggle to find a safe place to stay. The chairman of Kenya bishops’ commission on migrants spoke up about their plight urging countries to continue welcoming refugees.