Interfaith Leaders on Hate Speech on Pulpits and Peace Messages – Can. Rev. Dr. Rosemary Mbogo

Let us strive to become one nation, one people who are going to grow and celebrate each other. Let us celebrate our unity. As Religious Leaders we encourage peace and cohesion among our public officers. We urge all public officers and political leaders to exercise and project mutual respect of the different institutions. We encourage a sense of harmony among the three arms of government while maintaining independence of each as prescribed in the doctrine of separation of power. God Bless Kenya as we stay united and peaceful as one nation. -Rev. Dr. Rosemary Mbogo

Interfaith Leaders on Hate Speech on Pulpits and Peace Messages – Rt. Rev. John Oballa

Restore Humanity and Shared Values "It is saddening that we are increasingly witnessing a rise in violence among Kenyans. The value of God-given life has been devalued and cheapened. There is a need to recover and promote the traditional ways of conflict resolution. We have to cultivate a culture of dialogue at all levels of society. We can and must join hands to prevent violence. God Bless Kenya as we strive to stay united and peaceful as one nation" –Rt. Rev John Oballa

Interfaith Leaders on Hate Speech on Pulpits and Peace Messages

Interfaith Leaders are disseminating peace messages, hope and urging Religious Leaders not to allow the use of the pulpit for hate speech and divisive politics. The leadership of the main faith communities in liaison with the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) and National Steering Committee on Peace Building (NSC) have also signed a peace declaration against the use of religious platforms to disseminate divisive and hateful messages and uphold Peace.

IRCK Newsletter – August 2021

Inter-Religious Council of Kenya conducted its biannual review meeting having successfully completed the first two quarters of the year. The biannual review meeting aimed at reviewing the organization undertaking in the first two quarters of 2021 as well as planning for the remaining quarters.

Petition: Tell your MP to channel COVID19 allocated recovery money to Coal

The Kenyan government has allocated KES 1.3bn for coal mining this financial year; this is despite the fact we are in a pandemic that has affected the economy and left many Kenyans in abject poverty. The world over, governments have cushioned their citizens against the economic challenges by budgeting for stimulus packages. Furthermore, realizing the impact fossil fuel has had on the environment, particularly the air quality that exacerbated the impacts COVID19 has had on communities, many governments are choosing to divest to renewable energy to build back better sustainable communities. Therefore, one wonders why our government is choosing to mine coal when the world is moving away from coal.

Drugs, Hatred, Thuggery, Petty Wars; there is still hope proves Mombasa Women of Faith

Mombasa Women of Faith has been greatly involved in the transformation of these youth. For a while, security agencies have been using enforcement of the law on these young men which didn't work but the Women of Faith chose to use a dialogue approach in dealing with them. They have been able to identify and dialogue with these young men which have eventually borne fruits as some of them have chosen to leave that life behind.

Promoting Peace through Conflict Interventions by Religious Leaders in Baringo County

As we approach the General Elections in 2022, and the unknown ruling of the BIB referendum it is imperative that Religious Leaders take up their mandate in ensuring the Country stays hopeful and peaceful. They are the voice of the people in our society thus important opinions shapers.   “Battle for power and wealth fuels Kenya’s… Continue reading Promoting Peace through Conflict Interventions by Religious Leaders in Baringo County

Changing Intolerance Narratives through Interfaith Youth Dialogue in Mombasa County

“Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” ― Timothy Keller If we are to love our neighbors and the community around us then it is imperative that we have a dialogue on things that separate us such as our faith, belief or… Continue reading Changing Intolerance Narratives through Interfaith Youth Dialogue in Mombasa County

Using Sports by Baringo County Youth to Curb Idleness and Substance Abuse

“Baringo is one of the largest counties in Kenya with numerous challenges affecting the residents mostly the young people. The youth within the county have tried to come together to fight challenges such as insecurity and drug abuse that is fast rising, this has been hindered by lack of support,” – MC Toroh 25th November… Continue reading Using Sports by Baringo County Youth to Curb Idleness and Substance Abuse