NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Muslim scholars emphasized that FGM is a cultural — not a religious — practice, and one that goes against Islamic teaching.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Many in this mostly Christian nation view the practice as contrary to their faith and African culture.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Construction of a temple — a setting for key Mormon blessings allowed nowhere else — is a sign that the church has established strong roots in a region.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A network of progressive churches in the United States, inspired by the success of the movie 'Black Panther,' has joined with over 100 Kenyan church leaders in a march to promote a global movement on Pan-African peace, power and prosperity.
(RNS) — 'We believe God cannot commission the death of species that he had brought to life,' said the Rev. Charles Odira, a Kenyan Roman Catholic priest and conservationist.
(RNS) — It spreads a message that many Africans say is too rarely heard: that people from different religious groups on the continent can be each other's heroes.
(RNS) — While the Presbyterian university hopes to yet save itself in the face of a shutdown order, concern is also focused on the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and the Kenya Methodist University.
NAIROBI (RNS) — Religion has long figured prominently into Kenyan politics. But the great lengths presidential candidates and their supporters have gone to to connect themselves to the Bible and its heroes in the lead-up to this month's presidential election have disturbed many religious leaders and scholars.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Thousands had camped in churches to pray for a peaceful election. Pastors and priests had stressed in sermons that it was the people's right to vote, and urged them to choose leaders who would please God.
NAIROBI (RNS) The court found the church in breach of contract and said it had discriminated against the restaurant owner along ethnic and religious lines.
(RNS) Rising prices reflect plummeting supplies caused by a severe drought linked to climate change that wiped out harvests, depleted water sources and killed livestock.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The mostly Christian country is home to a modest 100 halal-compliant food industry businesses, offering Muslims a choice of offerings and convenience, but that market may be growing.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) On a continent where people spend long hours trekking and queuing for water that is not always clean, church groups are drilling wells to improve the livelihoods of women and children.
Members of Mombasa’s LGBTI community discuss the pain and pleasure of coming out to friends, family and society at large.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Muslims, some as old as 50 years, have disappeared or died after security services labeled them terror suspects.