- May 29, 2020
In a global race to find a cure for COVID-19, Kenya has joined World Health Organization’s Solidarity Trial. But some Catholic bishops in the East African nation are urging caution, calling on scientists to strictly follow safety procedures and standards to ensure the ordinary people do not become “guinea pigs.”
Catholic leaders in Kenya are appealing for humanitarian support in regions where landslides and floods have displaced thousands, as the country battles increasing cases of the coronavirus.
Thousands packed Nyayo Stadium Feb. 11 for the interdenominational funeral service for former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi.
Catholic bishops urged Kenyans to respect what former President Daniel arap Moi did for the country, as the East African nation entered into a mourning period following the death of its former leader.
Kenya’s Catholic bishops joined with international pro-life groups in rejecting the final document from an international summit on health rights for women and girls because it supported practices contrary to African cultures and religious beliefs.
Although an international summit on health rights for women and girls is being held in their country, Kenyan bishops said they were concerned it was a ploy to introduce ideologies and practices seen as contrary to African cultures and their religious heritage.