Involve us in Covid-19 vaccination campaigns, religious leaders tell State

Elias Odhiambo

Cardinal Elias Odhiambo Komenya of Legio Maria of Africa Church Mission who is also the coordinator of the Ecumenical Centre for Justice and Peace during an interview on September 8. He has had the full dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.  

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What you need to know:

  • The relationship between vaccines and religion has always been controversial. Often, faith leaders are on the frontline of vaccine acceptance or rejection.
  • Cardinal Elias Odhiambo Komenya says religious leaders have been sidelined in the nationwide Covid-19 campaign.

He stands tall in his white cassock, ready to introduce himself during a training session that is expected to help promote Covid-19 vaccines.


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