- Sep 17, 2020
Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa led Kenyan religious leaders in condemning an alleged theft of funds meant to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, saying such thievery would be immoral and contrary to God’s teachings.
In the collection baskets, priests in rural Kenya have been counting a dollar or two or even five, which congregations have been giving to boost the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emmanuel Milingo, the former Catholic archbishop excommunicated in 2006, has appointed an African to succeed him as head of the International Married Priest Prelature of St. Peter and Paul.
With COVID-19 contagions climbing in several countries around the world, an Italian NGO with ties to the Catholic Church has implemented projects for the mass production of masks to help the most vulnerable populations.
St. Mary’s Mission Hospital is one of the structures marked for demolition in a Kenyan government move to repossess illegally acquired Ngong forest land.
Normally, the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood feed about 200 children in Nairobi’s informal settlements of Kawangware and Riruta. But with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the sisters are expanding their reach.