NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of a rental contract for a restaurant operated by a Somali Muslim.

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's Catholic bishops blamed "inherent corruption" and ethnic tensions for the country's recent insecurity.

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NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenyan bishops' justice and peace commission criticized the five-hour-long massacre in the coastal town of Mpeketoni and asked: "Where was the security? Where was the intelligence? Where were the police? What happened to the various roadblocks?"

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Christian and Muslim leaders united June 17 to demand government action after a deadly terror attack in Kenya’s coastal region.

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A Kenyan hospital specializing in maternal care that was co-founded by a Canadian doctor is being credited as the first health care facility in the world to be named after St. John Paul II.

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TORONTO - Three Catholic students will be in Kenya this month building a school through their carpentry pre-apprenticeship program run by the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 27.

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's Catholic bishops called upon the government to intensify its security efforts in the country's north after the July 1 attacks on two churches, including a Catholic cathedral, that left at least 17 people dead and more than 50 people injured.

The simultaneous attacks on Our Lady of Consolation Cathedral and the Protestant Africa Inland Church in the northern town of Garissa were the most recent in a series of incidents since Kenyan troops were sent into Somalia in October to crush al-Shabaab militants.

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's Catholic bishops mourned the deaths of six people killed in an air crash en route to Catholic celebrations in the western part of the country.

Among those killed were Minister of Internal Security George Saitoto, a Catholic; his assistant minister, Joshua Orwa Ojode; their two bodyguards, the pilot and co-pilot. Their helicopter, en route to the Diocese of Homa Bay, crashed in Ngong shortly after takeoff from Nairobi June 10.

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