Anglican Church of Kenya

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August 10, 2009

Protestant churches in Kenya are warning that greed is destroying the country's environment, bringing drought, famine, hunger, malnutrition and general scarcity.

"We are today reaping the fruits ... greed and imprudence sowed in the past," said the Rev. Peter Karanja, the National...

August 4, 2009

Kenya should have fresh elections because its government has backed away from a pledge to set up a tribunal to try suspected perpetrators of post-election violence in 2008, said the east African country's national church council.

"This government has now failed to protect justice and has...

July 31, 2009

Christians in Kenya say Islamic courts are not necessary but some unnamed Muslims in the east African country have been quoted as saying if such institutions are not in the constitution, they could break away and form their own state. This week representatives of the two different faiths...

July 4, 2009

Protestant churches in Kenya have dispatched one of their leaders to the International Criminal Court at The Hague to deliver a one-million signature petition urging investigations of post-election violence.

"I will execute the instructions given to me as soon as possible," said the Rev...

June 14, 2009

For some, retirement means slowing down. For Dr. William "Gerry" and Nancy Hardison, both in their 70s, it means serving in a hospital and various clinics; running a seminary; fostering a nursing school; and overseeing an orphan-feeding program in a remote area of western Kenya. Known locally...

June 11, 2009

Kenyan church leaders are urging their government to move swiftly to save the lives of citizens of the east African country who are on death row in China.

"They [Kenya government] have to be quick," Anglican Bishop Joseph Wasonga told Ecumenical News International on June 12 after news...

May 7, 2009

Church leaders in Kenya say they reject a draft law due to be debated in parliament that would authorise polygamous marriages, outlaw compulsory dowries and recognise cohabitation.

"The law will confuse citizens. It will cause chaos in families," Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi told...

April 7, 2009

Africa could find a dependable partner in China, if Europe does not change the way it relates to the continent, a Kenyan Anglican and World Council of Churches leader has said.

"I think Africa will slip away," Agnes Abuom, a member of the WCC main governing body, its central committee,...

March 19, 2009

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has dismissed calls by the National Council of Churches of Kenya for fresh elections, charging that the churches were spreading populist politics that could ruin the country.

"That is the height of hypocrisy," said Odinga on 19 March in the capital,...

March 18, 2009

The National Council of Churches of Kenya is calling for fresh elections in the east African country due to what it charges is a crisis of leadership and bad governance under President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

"The impression and expression of most Kenyans is that...

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