Anglican Church of Kenya

Anglican Church of Kenya


January 24, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] Faith leaders in Kenya called for calm after the International Criminal Court in The Hague committed to trial high-ranking politicians for crimes against humanity in connection with violence following elections in 2007.

Finance Minister...

November 28, 2011

As new HIV/AIDS infections and related deaths decline, Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya discussed how to improve their strategies at a Nov. 23-25 conference in Nairobi titled "Doing More, Doing Better: Towards Zero New Infections."

It critically examined faith groups' approaches and...

October 3, 2011

Kenya should immediately relocate people living in areas with a high risk of disaster, said Kenya's Anglican Archbishop Eliud Wabukala after a series of recent tragedies shook the East African country.

"We strongly call on the government to take decisive and firm measures to relocate...

September 26, 2011

Church leaders in Kenya paid tribute to Wangari Maathai, the first African woman Nobel Peace prize winner, who died on Sept. 25, as a person who cared for God's creation through campaigning for environmental protection.

Maathai died at 71 in Nairobi Hospital. She had be battling cancer...

August 5, 2011

Anglicans are scheduled to meet in Nairobi next week to launch an appeal and advocacy campaign on the food crisis sweeping East Africa.

The meeting which will bring together primates and bishops from the worst hit areas, comes as the United Nations announced a deepening of the famine in...

June 17, 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has embarked on a trip to East and Central Africa, where he will visit the Anglican provinces of the Congo and Kenya, according to a press release.

"I greatly look forward to visiting Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo during the coming...

December 7, 2010

Kenyan church leaders are calling on politicians to fully cooperate with the International Criminal Court, which is investigating the 2007-2008 post election violence that killed 1300 people.

The call came after some politicians accused Moreno Ocampo, the ICC chief prosecutor, of...

October 20, 2010

Christian leaders in Kenya have cautiously backed the extradition of terror suspects to Uganda, expulsions that have enraged Muslims in the east African country.

More than 10 Kenyan Muslims, suspected to be linked to the Kampala bombing attacks that took place during the soccer World Cup...

October 3, 2010

Some Kenyan Christian and Muslim leaders have expressed anger at a government minister's suggestion that the country's people should learn to live with homosexuality.

Faith leaders said they want an apology from the minister. Others are calling on President Mwai Kibaki to sack Esther...

August 4, 2010

Church leaders in Kenya have welcomed peaceful polling in a referendum for a new constitution for the East Africa country, drawn up after violence claimed more than 1000 lives following a disputed election in 2007.

"People have also turned out in large numbers. This has been a long...