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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…

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Laudato Si’ Week: ‘Creation is the First Epiphany of God’ – Kenya Nuncio Bert van Megen

“Creation is God’s first and primordial revelation. Creation is, indeed, the very first epiphany of God,” the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Bert van Megen said Monday, May 18 at the Nairobi ceremony, which was live streamed on Facebook. “Pope Francis continually shows how Laudato Si’ is animated by the spirit of…

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East Africa: Floods on Top of Coronavirus and Malaria

“The rains have destroyed key infrastructure restricting access to schools and health facilities and follow a period of prolonged drought. The rains are severely disrupting the current planting season and destroying crop fields. The number of people affected is expected to increase as heavy rains continue through May in the region,” Bunkers told Crux. Authorities are…