Magdalene Kahiu

Magdalene Kahiu

Magdalene Kahiu is a Kenyan journalist with passion in Church communication. She holds a degree in social communications from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Currently, she works as a journalist for ACI Africa.

Articles by Magdalene Kahiu

Bishop-elect in Central African Republic vows to foster peace through dialogue with rebel groups

Mar 6, 2024 / 16:20 pm

Monsignor Aurelio Gazzera of the Diocese of Bangassou hopes to become a “symbol of peace” as armed groups continue to wage attacks against innocent civilians.

‘He hid under the altar’: Tanzanian bishop describes effects of violent storm on church

Oct 21, 2023 / 08:00 am

St. John Paul II Rwamishenye Church in the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania and the parish’s rectory have been destroyed after a strong storm Oct. 18.

Violence, emergence of new militia among Democratic Republic of Congo bishops’ concerns

Jun 27, 2023 / 12:00 pm

“We are witnessing the persistence and worsening of insecurity, especially in the eastern part of our country,” the bishops stated June 22. 

Nigeria’s Diocese of Kafanchan appeals for ‘intense prayers’ for abducted priest

Jun 13, 2023 / 11:00 am

The diocese said Father Jeremiah Yakubu from Holy Trinity Parish in Karku was taken from the rectory at about 11 p.m. on Sunday.

First-ever blind Catholic priest in Kenya is ordained

Jan 17, 2023 / 11:00 am

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri reflected on the Jan. 14 ordination to the priesthood of Father Michael Mithamo King’ori.

Gunmen kidnap 2 Catholic priests in Nigeria

May 26, 2022 / 06:00 am

The priests were abducted after the gunmen broke into a rectory in northwest Nigeria.

Ethiopian bishops call for ceasefire in Tigray crisis

Jul 22, 2021 / 18:01 pm

As the war over control of Ethiopia's Tigray region expands into neighboring regions, the country's bishops on Saturday urged an end to the violence.

Nigerian priest thought missing resurfaces after followers storm episcopal residence

May 6, 2021 / 18:01 pm

A priest of the Diocese of Enugu who founded Adoration Ministry resurfaced Wednesday, hours after his followers stormed the episcopal residence demanding to know the priest’s whereabouts.