In 1993, Nairobi's Cardinal Maurice Michael Otunga placed the KCCB's annual Lenten campaigns under the auspices of Justice and Peace.
The KCBB had a role in authoring the country's new constitution (2010), which they supported with a brief statement inaugurating that year's Lenten campaign entitled, "The Dawn of New Hope." (64) Although unable to ensure constitutional protections for the unborn, the KCCB considered the new constitution a vital step toward a rule of law that "promotes life, equality, and dignity for every person in this country." (65)
class="MsoNormalArchbishop-designate Anyolo, who is also the Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), will be taking over from Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth who is set to retire.
class="MsoNormalHe was elected chairman of KCCB in October 2013 and is currently serving his second term.
"It is in view of this that I'm seeking for a meeting with you and your team to enable me understand the nature of the stalemate and see how the Church can facilitate in creating a platform for dialogue or engagement between UASU and the employer," Anyolo said in a statement signed by KCCB
General Secretary Fr Daniel Rono.
By BARACK ODUORThe Catholic Church in Kenya has backed an overhaul of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and suggested its replacement with a fresh electoral body accepted by all Kenyans.The chairman Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB
'Such a conference should look at how the presidency can be structured so that it is above political parties; so that it is not a position of power struggle that is bitterly contested as it happened in the 2007 and 2017 presidential elections,' KCCB chairman Philip Anyolo said.
Anyolo and KCCB vice chairman John Owaa read the joint statement on the state of the nation on behalf of 24 other Bishops at Queen of Apostle Church, Kasarani.
"Among the matters that need urgent attention is the review of the constitution in light of the contentious issues that emerged during the recent elections," retired Rev Phillip Anyolo, Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB
) chairman said in Nairobi.