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Kenya: Bishops decry Ongoing Violence in Dioceses of Ngong and Marsabit

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement, said they are “deeply concerned” about persistent violent conflicts in two areas covered by the dioceses of Ngong and Marsabit “due to ethnic, clan hatred, competition over resources and leadership wrangles” and described the situation as “barbaric, unfortunate, saddening and regrettable”. “We, the Kenya Conference of…

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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…