MOMBASA GETS NEW ARCHBISHOP

Archbishop Kivuva replaces the late Archbishop Boniface Lele who retired on 1st November 2013 on health grounds and who passed on on 9th April 2014 aged 67. The Archdiocese of Mombasa has been under the care of the Bishop of Malindi, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Barbara OFM Cap, who has been serving as the Apostolic Administrator since his appointment by the Holy Father Pope Francis on 2nd November 2013.
Archbishop Kivuva was born on 10th February 1952. He was ordained priest on 9th December 1978 and installed Bishop of Machakos on 9th June 2003.
The Holy Father Pope Francis has today 9th December 2014 appointed the Bishop of Machakos, Rt. Rev. Martin Kivuva Musonde as the new Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa. Most Rev. Martin Kivuva Musonde, 62, is also the Chairman of the KCCB – Commission for Social Communications.

 

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde History

In 1961, his family moved to Kichaka Simba in the Kenyan coastal region. He attended Kichaka Simba Primary School, then St.  Mary’s Seminary Kwale. He studied philosophy and theology at St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in Nairobi and was ordained priest on 9th December, 1978 in the Archdiocese of Mombasa, which coincidentally is the day he was announced the archbishop of the same archdiocese.

On 9th December 2014, Bishop Martin Kivuva Musonde was appointed the new Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa, replacing the late Archbishop Boniface Lele who has since gone to be with the Lord. Archbishop Martin was born on 10th February 1952, in Muthetheni, Machakos County, was baptized on 22nd March 1952, and is a first born in a family of six brothers and three sisters.

 

Diocese Health Interventions

The Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa (CAM) is the overall overseer of all health matters in its 19 health facilities within four counties in Coast Region. It disperses the funds allocated to health to the various dispensaries and clinics according to needs and other factors. In the last fifteen years, however, funding has gone low. We have;

  • one maternity and nursing home,
  • two health centre’s
  • 16 Dispensaries
 

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