Anglican Church of Kenya

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January 7, 2008

Kenyan churches have joined in an effort to provide humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of people displaced after violent unrest erupted in parts of the East African country following a disputed election held on December 27.

"We are appealing to our churches to donate food...

January 3, 2008

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu has arrived in Kenya to assist in a church-backed bid aimed at stemming the violent reaction to the country's presidential election results and reaching a peaceful outcome to the political crisis.

"I...

January 2, 2008

Assistant Bishop Zac Niringiye of Kampala in the Anglican Church of Uganda has called for inter-ethnic marriages as a way of promoting unity to avoid conflicts, according to New Vision Online.

"I want to see more of our children crossing the Nile for marriage. The Bahima and the Baganda...

December 18, 2007

Kenyan church leaders are urging presidential candidates to accept the results of the December 27 national elections, as both front runners for the country's leadership see themselves winning without having to participate in a run-off poll.

"We urge the losers to accept the verdict of...

December 4, 2007

Increasing road carnage in Kenya linked to lax traffic regulation and corruption is distressing church leaders and sparking public outrage, which has resulted in demands for vigilance and sobriety to curb the deaths.

 

"Accidents have increased too much. We are losing too many...

November 13, 2007

Church leaders in Kenya have cautioned faith groups against forging alliances with candidates in forthcoming presidential elections after an opposition contender for the country's top post said he had signed an agreement with Muslim leaders.

 

"When you sign a pact with one, you...

November 9, 2007

Leaders meeting in Kenya belonging to all main Christian traditions, and from countries ranging from Armenia to Zimbabwe, have pledged to convene international, local and regional meetings to deepen reconciliation and understanding.

"Recognizing that unity is first and foremost God's gift...

November 1, 2007

Kenyan Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi has performed a special cleansing ceremony at one of Kenya's oldest Anglican churches, built by freed slaves, which had been caught in a dispute about its leadership.

"The church is new and must only be used as a house of prayer, not for...

October 30, 2007

Kenya's Roman Catholic cardinal-designate, and its Anglican archbishop are both calling for calm, tolerance and respectful electioneering for polls that the Electoral Commission of Kenya announced will be held on December 27.

"We wish to appeal to every Kenyan without exception to...

July 26, 2007

The Provost of All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi, the Very Rev. Canon Peter Karanja, has been appointed the new National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) general secretary. He will assume office on October 1.

Karanja will succeed the Rev. Mutava Musyimi, who has decided to take early...

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