venerdì 29 ottobre 2021

Anyolo picked to succeed Njue as Nairobi’s Primate

(Nicholas Waitathu , People Daily Digital)
Kisumu Catholic Archbishop Philip Anyolo was yesterday thrust into the church’s leadership matrix after being appointed to head the Nairobi Archdiocese. In a communique from Rome, Pope Francis picked Anyolo, 65, to become the new Archbishop of Nairobi, succeeding John Cardinal Njue who resigned in January after attaining retirement age. Anyolo, who was born on May 18, 1956, in Tongaren, Bungoma county, is one of the three Catholic archbishops in Kenya. Others are Anthony Muheria of Nyeri and Martin Kivuva Musonde of Mombasa. The church has four metropolitans dioceses headed by archbishops in Kenya: Nairobi, Nyeri, Kisumu and Mombasa. (...)