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Special Report – Kenya: a visit to Lodwar

Kenya Today we arrive in Lodwar, where the dry season poses a real problem for its inhabitants. On October 8th our ACN delegation visited Lodwar, the largest town in northwestern Kenya with a population of 48,316. According to the Insider’s guide to Kenya, Lodwar’s history began around 1933 when a trader named Shah Mohamed, arrived on […]

Special Report – Kenya: The situation, the people, the Church and its challenges

Kenya The situation, the people, the Catholic Church and its challenges Recently, an ACN delegation visited the dioceses Mombasa, Malindi, Lodwar, Kitui, Isiolo, Kisumu, Homa Bay and Nairobi. During our trip we got to know, that the biggest challenges for the Kenyan Catholic Church are the growing Muslim fundamentalist influence on the society – especially […]

Special Report – Kenya

Kenya “Stand strong in faith… do not be afraid! “ Kenyans are happy. They are waiting with impatience the coming of Pope Francis who is visiting the African continent for the very first time. A delegation from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) visited Kenya, the first country he will be visiting before travelling […]

A day of prayer to bring Pope Francis safely to Africa

Central African Republic “The visit by Pope Francis will be for us a witness of peace” Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is appealing to its benefactors to pray this Sunday for the papal visit, despite the most recent violence in the country  On 29 and 30 November Pope Francis is due to visit the […]