The Church Is A Development Partner, Says Ruto
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.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.