Anglican Church of Kenya

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July 9, 2010

The Anglican Church of Kenya has called on the East African nation's government to reschedule a referendum on a proposed constitution, set for August 4, in the interests of peace in the country.

The church's bishops, led by Archbishop Eluid Wabukala, cautioned that Kenya is at a...

May 10, 2010

Christians in Kenya have held a national prayer rally in support of their campaign for a "No" vote in a pending constitutional referendum.

At the May 8 event, organized by Protestant, Evangelical and Pentecostal churches, Christians waved red cards, singing and dancing to gospel music to...

May 2, 2010

Church leaders in Kenya have abandoned constitutional talks with the government, announcing that they will rally Christians to vote against the draft basic law for the east African country when it is put to a referendum.

The leaders cited insincerity on the government's part when...

April 21, 2010

Retired Kenyan Anglican Archbishop David Gitari has advised church leaders in the country to back a draft constitution that has provoked controversy and division, describing his suggested course of action as a "lesser evil." Gitari spoke as debate on the new measure was seen as developing into...

April 6, 2010

Anglican Archbishop Eluid Wabukala of Kenya has chosen to differ with other Christian leaders in his country over a draft constitution that would permit Islamic "Kadhi" courts, and authorize abortion. The archbishop has urged Kenyans to back the law, while suggesting that controversial clauses...

February 22, 2010

Church leaders in Kenya have warned that a dispute between the country's president and prime minister, who are in a government of national unity, could destabilize the east African country, and should be resolved urgently.

"Temperatures are rising," the Rev. Peter Karanja, an Anglican...

October 12, 2009

Church leaders and civil society groups in Kenya are calling for investigations into reports that communities are arming themselves ahead of national elections in the east African country scheduled for 2012.

"If it is true, this very alarming and dangerous," Anglican Bishop Julius Kalu...

September 17, 2009

The head of Kenya's largest Protestant church grouping, the Rev. Peter Karanja, says people who instigated violence after the disputed 2007 elections in the east African country must be held to account.

"Those who have wronged others must own up. Forgiveness works where people repent,"...

September 2, 2009

Kenya's vice president has told leaders of Africa's Anglican churches that fidelity holds the key to halting the spread of the HIV virus on the continent.

UNAIDS, the United Nations program on HIV and AIDS, projects the number of infections of the disease in Africa will double by 2015....

August 24, 2009

Christians and Muslims in Kenya's coastal region are embroiled in a row over the control of schools, stirring tensions which both groups warn could destabilize peaceful co-existence between the two faiths.

"There is a problem here," Anglican Bishop Julius Kalu told Ecumenical News...

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