KENYA: Archbishop Anyolo Calls for Collaboration in Enforcing Covid-19 Protocols

KISUMU, DECEMBER 8, 2020 (CISA)-Archbishop Philip Anyolo of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kisumu has called on the clergy, religious and lay leaders to collaborate and assist each other in enforcing Covid-19 health protocols.

“Coronavirus can be unbearable if we concentrate on it alone, therefore there is need to take care to observe all the laid down guidelines of social distancing, proper wearing of face masks, hand washing or proper sanitization among others guidelines,” the archbishop said.

The prelate who is also the chairman of the Kenya conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) was speaking during the Annual General Meeting with the Clergy, Religious and the lay leaders of the Archdiocese of Kisumu at Ukweli Pastoral Centre.

“It is our mission to come to the aid of those who are experiencing various challenges in their lives due to the pandemic,” he urged.

According to the report by the Archdiocese, this year’s Annual General Meeting was affected by the pandemic attracting less number of participants compared to the previous years.  The pandemic.  Those selected to participate in the meeting included, heads of departments, chaplains of various devotional groups and the Deans of the seven deaneries. Also in attendance were the Judicial Vicar and the Vicar General.