Cardinal Njue tendered his resignation after he attained the age of 75 years which is the mandatory retirement age for Bishops.
However he has served as cardinal for about 14 years, since 2007. Even after he retires. He will still retain the tittle.
A file photo of Pope Francis and Cardinal John Njue. Photo Courtesy.
This comes a day after the death of his sisterJones Wakinyua Njuki, who died yesterday and was eulogised by many leaders including deputy president.
Nairobi Auxiliary Bishop David Kamau has also been appointed by pope as the Nairobi Archdiocese administrator. He has been serving in the archdiocese since December 22, 1999 as the Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi.
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