- Oct 22, 2020
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.
Africa has long lagged behind the United States, Europe and Australia in confronting the problem of priests having sex with children, given the church’s priorities here have focused on fighting poverty, conflict and traffickers who sell children off to war or work.
As turbines turn on Africa’s largest wind farm on the shores of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, Catholic leaders welcomed the project as good for the environment and important for human development.
Kenyan bishops committed to safeguard and protect children from abuses and said the violence and evil directed at the minors and vulnerable people were signs of a morally sick society.