Christian leaders have hailed as an act of bravery and selflessness the shielding of some Christians by Muslims after suspected al-Shabab gunmen in Mandera County ambushed a passenger bus.
A Vatican envoy urged the World Trade Organization to keep promises made to the poor, amid concerns that its tariff-cutting efforts are disproportionately benefiting rich countries.
Nairobi, Kenya -- Speaking in an African slum, Pope Francis on Friday cried out against a global economic system that he said gives a wealthy minority license to let the majority suffer poverty.
Nairobi, Kenya -- In two moving addresses Thursday, Pope Francis called on African Catholics and other religious people to fight radicalization and work for plural societies.
Nairobi, Kenya -- Pope Francis told Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta that his country should share its experience "shaping democracy" with others in the region.
Preview: Franciscan Sr. Mary Francis Wangare, director of the Office of Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Franciscan Africa, recently coordinated an interfaith environment conference for youth in Kenya.
Kenya has welcomed the return of 700 citizens who had joined Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group that has attacked churches, malls and government institutions, most notably Garissa University College where nearly 150 people — mostly Christian students — were killed last spring.
The return of the Kenya nationals was reported by the Kenyan government, the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims and the International Organization for Migration.
With a cellphone and GPS coordinates, Rev. Mussie Zerai, 40, has been helping to save African and Syrian refugees crossing into Europe for more than a decade.
While calling for global carbon emissions cuts, Kenya’s National Council of Churches has launched a multifaith campaign to lobby governments, industries and multilateral agencies to agree on a binding treaty at the United Nations climate change talks in Paris later this year.
Clergy in Kenya are backing a presidential decree banning homemade brews, largely blamed for a recent spate of over 50 deaths in the East African nation.