As the country battles to regain a sense of normality from the effects of the pandemic, it is faced with social, economic and political issues particularly as the 2022 General Election approaches. It is the divine mandate of faith leaders to protect the sanctity of life thus calling out for fair, free elections, peace and… Continue reading Religious Leaders Lead Political Parties, CSOs and Security Agencies in Signing Of a Peace Accord in Nakuru County
We urge all of us to remain in peace and cohesion in Kenya, we have been dividing ourselves along political lines which in many occasions take tribal angles and political hating temperatures. It is our humble prayer that we are not going to allow ourselves to be divided by political rhetoric’s that send us to our tribal cocoons for we cannot thrive alone as tribes or communities or families or individuals. We can only thrive when we do work together, encourage one another, fellowship and worship together and become one nation of Kenya. God Bless Kenya as we stay united and peaceful as one nation. – Sujata Kotamraju
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
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
Maskani visits are a unique way of harnessing, addressing and dealing with issues facing different groups in the community. It is a way of just holding easy conversations that seek to address pressing issues among different members in society.
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.
IRCK Newsletter is Inter-Religious Council of Kenya activities of the thematic program areas; Peace and Governance, Environment and Climate Change and Health and Social Well-Being.
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya in partnership with Religions for Peace held several Maskani visits in Mombasa County, Nyali and Kisauni Sub counties in Katisha, Likoni Ferry, African Bar Boda Boda Base, African Bar Kongowea, Boda boda stage in Kiembeni, Homeboys Maeneo, and Kwa Hero Mogokaa base. Maskani is a platform that brings youth together giving… Continue reading Youth Addressing COVID-19, Peace and Security in Mombasa County