Catholics in 5-week peace campaign as Lent starts

Mombasa Catholic Archbishop Martin Kivuva applies ash on a faithful's forehead at the start of this year's Lenten period on February 14, 2018. He asked all Christians to join hands and pray for peace. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The archbishop said all Kenyans should preach peace and respect each other’s rights for a peaceful country.
  • He also urged Kenyans to avoid divisions along tribal and political lines.
  • Wednesday being a Valentine’s Day, he said, all Kenyans should express love and help the less fortunate.

Catholic faithful have started a five-week campaign to promote peace, national integration and reconciliation in the country.

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