Kenya: Bishops Call on Politicians to Quit Wrangling and Put Common Good First

Making reference to the 2007-2008 post-election violence that the country witnessed, the Bishops further probe, “Have you (politicians) forgotten where we came from, the lives lost, the property destroyed because of political rivalry and quest for power especially during the post-elections time?”

“The wounds of post-election violence are still not yet healed,” Bishop Kimengich cautioned on behalf of his brother Bishops under their umbrella body of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and implored, “Please, I beg you, do not open these wounds.”

“do not destroy all those efforts of peace building that people like the late Bishop Cornelius Korir worked day and night to ensure that we have a cohesive society and peaceful Kenya,” the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese said, recalling his predecessor.

Source: ACIAfrica

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