(RNS) — Thousands of women and girls in Africa’s newest nation who have suffered brutal sexual violence have been rejected by their families on their return to their communities.
(RNS) — The boycott widens the split within the communion, which has struggled to stay together despite doctrinal differences over the ordination of homosexuals and blessing of same-sex unions.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – A ruling in favor of repeal would have been a trailblazing step for an Africa court, but the three-judge bench said there was not sufficient evidence of discrimination.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Intent on disrupting efforts to stop the spread of the disease and on delegitimizing local authorities, militants have attacked Christian pastors and health workers.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Meeting at the fourth U.N. Environment Assembly, faith-based environmental activists said not enough was being done to address the social justice component of climate change.
(RNS) — Sister Orla Treacy received a Women of Courage Award from the U.S. State Department for her efforts to educate girls in a war-torn country that values brides over female scholars.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The latest twist in a long-running debate over school dress codes has outraged Muslim parents in the predominantly Christian country.
MUCHATHA, Kenya (RNS) – Like Ali Salim Gichunge, the alleged mastermind of the Dusit D2 terrorist attack, the new crop of radicalized Islamists are well-educated, live ordinary lives and are not easy to detect.
(RNS) — Two years after the country's Roman Catholic bishops brokered a deal to delay elections, they are framing the vote as a chance to reclaim the country for justice and peace.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The call came on Universal Children’s Day, established by the United Nations in 1954 to promote international awareness of children's issues worldwide and improve their welfare.
(RNS) The apology was read aloud in all Catholic churches in the local Kinyarwanda dialect on Sunday (Nov. 20).
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) " The lions are precious and must be protected,” said a Catholic priest.
(RNS) The abduction shocked the world and gave rise to the global online campaign #bringbackourgirls. Still, the majority of the girls have never been found.
WOTE, Kenya (RNS) Rather than undermine traditional healers, a new program seeks to enlist them to gain direct access to the Kenyan rural population in need of mental health care.
(RNS) The drought has hit countries such as Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Malawi and Zimbabwe, prompting some churches to take action.