- Feb 23, 2021
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.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the country’s Education Ministry to ensure that churches take over the management of schools they built.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya are concerned about the high rate of unemployment in the country, saying it poses a serious security threat to the nation.
Kenyan Catholic bishops have welcomed as a “hand of God” the apparent truce between President Uhuru Kenyatta and influential opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose prolonged election dispute had threatened to trigger widespread chaos in the East African nation.
Kenya’s Catholic bishops are using Lent to urge national reconciliation amid rival claims to the presidency, and finding unlikely allies among some politicians.