The Church Is A Development Partner, Says Ruto

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Kenyan President William Ruto has commended the Church's role in the country's development.

The President said investments by faith organizations have helped thousands of Kenyans access quality education and healthcare services across the country.

Ruto when he met His Beatitude Pope Theodoros ll, The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, who paid him a courtesy call at State House.

"Faith organizations including the Orthodox Church have gone beyond pastoral work and shown a commitment to development issues in Kenya and Africa that have made a real impact our country," said Ruto.

Pope Theodoros said the Orthodox Church commits to more philanthropy in Kenya.

The Orthodox Church has 1.2 million members in Kenya and 400 clergies.

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