AIPCA Bishop appeals to President Kenyatta to re-open churches

AIPCA Bishop Naftaly Thuku has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to listen to the cry of Christians and reopen churches. Speaking a day after government announced the re-opening of restaurants,Bishop Naftaly says the goverment should also consider re-opening churches. According to the AIPCA Bishop,the church has key role in shaping the morals in the society hence should be allowed to operate. The clergy is proposing that the churches be re-opened but with restrictions on the capacity of members who can worship every Sunday to avert spread of the COVID-19. He…

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AIPCA Bishop lauds government’s move to cushion vulnerable due to COVID-19

AIPCA Bishop Naftaly Thuku has commended the goverment for the measures put in place to cushion the vulnerable and needy against negative effects of COVID-19.   Bishop Naftaly through a phone interview lauded the government for listening to the cry of the people and lowering the fuel prices.   He also at the same time lauded the goverment move to have facemasks manufactured in the country.   According to the clergy,this will help empower the local manufacturers.   “We are grateful that the government is thinking about the people by…

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Clergy pleads with Kenyans to adhere to guidelines on COVID-19

A Nakuru cleric has appealed to Kenyans to adhere to.the set guidelines by the Ministry of health on preventing spread of COVID-19.   Speaking to this writer over phone, AIPCA Bishop Naftaly Thuku was categorical that the Ministry of health guidelines are in the best interests of Kenyans and should be adhered to by everyone.   “I urge Kenyans to adhere to the guidelines put on place.They are for our own good in fighting COVID-19” he said.   While at the same time giving hope to Kenyans,the clergy called on…

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Clergy calls on government to beef up security as Kenyans usher in Easter weekend

AIPCA Bishop Naftaly Thuku has called on the government to beef up security across the country during this Easter festivity as well as the ongoing dusk to dawn curfew. Addressing media at his residential office in Nakuru, the Bishop noting that this year’s Easter comes at a time when Kenya and the whole world is facing hard times due to COVID-19 that has paralyzed everything including church gatherings. He was categorical that the government should ensure beefed up security. The Bishop called on the county governments to ensure that they work closely with the national government in ensuring there…

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COVID-19:Clergy calls for counseling services in isolation centres

AIPCA Bishop Naftaly Thuku has appealed to the government to source counselors from churches to offer counselling to those in COVID-19 isolation centre. Addressing media in Nakuru,the clergy said the isolated persons need counseling While citing a case at KITI isolation centre in Nakuru where a woman died I what police preliminary report attributes to suicide. The clergy says the government should not wait for many similar cases to take place for action to be taken. “Those in isolation due to corona virus should  be assisted with counselling and the…

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