Anglican Church of Kenya

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May 22, 2008

Church and civil society leaders at a global meeting on aid effectiveness in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi are discussing ways of holding governments accountable for the foreign aid they receive, and that some say is critical for Africa's economic liberation but often is misused.

"It...

April 29, 2008

Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi and Catholic Cardinal John Njue of Kenya have welcomed a joint visit by President Mwai Kibaki and his former political opponent, Raila Odinga, now prime minister, to camps for those displaced by recent post-election conflict. But they are also calling for...

April 13, 2008

Church leaders in Kenya have cautiously welcomed a new coalition Cabinet announced by President Mwai Kibaki, and are urging citizens to support the government, in which Raila Odinga, the former opposition leader, was named prime minister.

 

"We are expecting that Kenyans will own...

March 6, 2008

Walter Obare, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya, is keeping the charred remains of a Bible retrieved from the ashes of a gutted church.

 

"We want to keep this one as a reminder of what happened to our church," says Obare, referring to the Springs of...

February 27, 2008

Church leaders in Kenya have welcomed the announcement of a power-sharing agreement between President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga as an important step to ending a two-month political crisis in the east African country.

 

"It is good news for Kenya," the Rev....

February 12, 2008

Uganda-born Archbishop John Sentamu, the second-highest ranking cleric in the Church of England, has urged Kenya's politicians to find a solution to the crisis that has gripped the country since disputed elections at the end of December.

"It is not only the talks, but the results which...

February 8, 2008

The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, is visiting Kenya to offer prayers and solidarity for the people caught up in the current post-election violence that has claimed more than 1,000 lives and displaced 300,000 people from their homes.

Kenya Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi and...

February 5, 2008

Some Christian leaders in Kenya have commented on what they say is the inability of the country's churches to speak with one voice about the violence that has followed disputed presidential election results, and which has led to the deaths of around 1,000 people.

 

"I want to...

January 29, 2008

Kenya's Episcopal missionaries Nan and Gerry Hardison are steadfastly committed to continuing their ministry as teachers and health care specialists in Maseno, despite tribal and criminal gang violence that has roiled the east African nation since the December 27 contested presidential election...

January 14, 2008

The Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has welcomed the appointment of a new team, headed by former U.N. general secretary Kofi Annan, to mediate the peace process in Kenya, according to the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.

Addressing the media in Nairobi January 12, Anglican Archbishop...

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