On Sunday, ODM leader Raila Amolo Odinga, ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula were all barred from addressing the congregation at the Anglican Church of Kenya. While giving his reasons for barring politicians from addressing the congregation, Ole Sapit said media stations fail to air the word of God to Kenyans but instead focus on airing what politicians say.
Photo Courtesy. Leaders from different regions had flocked Kakamega County on Sunday armed with huge political war chests ready to stake their claim in next year's highly anticipated Presidential elections. For them, they knew it was going to be business as usual. Afterall they are used to abduct the pulpit and turn it from the holy center its meant to be into an abyss of political lies and dig throwing platform.
ANC Leader Musalia Mudavadi has revealed that He did not storm out Butere event where Reverend Rose Okeno Was being coronated by The Church. Mudavadi alongside Wetangula Have Been under criticism After a video of them Exiting The Venue Before the end of the service emerged on Social Media.
Bishop Bans Politicians From Speaking Politics in Church Just Before Raila Speaks in Kakamega(Video)
The head of the Anglican Church of Kenya Bishop Jackson Ole Sapit has officially banned all Politicians in Kenya from using the Anglican Church platform accross the Nation to throw tantrums against each other, and using it as a conduit for other activities, Citing that It's wrong in all aspects.
[Photo courtesy] Rose Okeno, made history in Kenya by becoming the first woman to be elected bishop in the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) after she was earlier elected as the bishop-elect of Butere ACK Diocese. Rose is been consecrated and ordained today (12-September-2021) and she revealed that perform she would perform her duties as set out by the well as well as reiterating that she is ready to do diligently despite the post being predominantly held by her male counterparts.
Image Courtesy : ( Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga reading sharing Bible Verse today in Anglican Church) It is seven months to General Elections and now political leaders are playing all sorts of algorithms to outsmart their opponents. Churches has been turned to be political background where leaders attends every Saturdays and Sundays to mud sling their opponents for their own ploy.
Despite the Anglican Church of Kenya archbishop, banning politics in churches, some churches have no issue with the political class in the house of God. For them, all need spiritual nourishment despite being politicians or not. Nakuru senator was in church in her county today.
Today, the Anglican Church of Kenya's congregants received their first woman bishop in a colourful consecration event presided over by the church's Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit and in attendance of top ranking politicians. Among the notable people who graced the ceremony were; The ODM party Leader Rt Hon Raila Odinga, ANC party Leader Musalia Mudavadi Ford Kenya's Wetangula COTU secretary general Francis Atwoli and Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala.
All along, Deputy President William Ruto has been visiting the churches in his race to tge State House come 2022 General elections. Those churches that DP Ruto have been attending are those from the Mt Kenya region. The issue of politicians addressing congregants in the church is now one of the talking points about Kenyan Politics.
The Anglican Church of Kenya has been trending for days now after their event that was held on Sunday where coronation of Rose Okeno as a bishop of Butere was being done. A lot has been said concerning the decision by Archbishop Ole Sapit to ban all politicians from speaking during services of ACK churches across the country.
The Anglican Church Of Kenya Archbishop Ole Sipit yesterday gave an order that politicians were not allowed to campaign during the church services. This was during the concentration of the first ever female bishop, the Venerable Rose Nereya Okeno in Butere.Sources have claimed that ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi left the event after the directive.
The debate involving politics and the church has dominated Kenyan media space recently with politicians accused of using the Church to do politics. This behavior has forced the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) to issue a directive to all clerics associated with it to desist from giving politicians time to do politics in church ahead of the 2022 General Election.
From a video posted by The Standard Digital shows ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi fuming out of the ceremony in Butere after the church wasorganizers denied politicians a chance to talk during the coronation of Rev. Rose Okeno as the new Bishop of Butere Diocese of the Anglican Church of Kenya.
The atheists society of Kenya has strongly supported the Anglican's Church decision to ban politicians from speaking to believers in churches. The politicians seem to use the church service as a platform to air out their different political agendas. During yesterday's church service, the Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit announced to the congregants that then henceforth the church would not allow any form of political utterance to be made from the church's pulpit.
According to the report, archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya Jackson Ole Sapit blocked the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi from speaking at a church function on Sunday, 12th September 2021. Sapit had attended the consecration of Rev Rose Okeno who was being made the Bishop of Butere Diocese at Butere Girls Secondary School in Kakamega County.
Anglican Church of Kenya archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has asked the political class to respect the decision by the court as a show of respect to the independence of the judiciary. Archbishop ole Sapit was speaking during the ground breaking ceremony at Mbeere south cemetery complex where he maintained that respect ought to be paramount for every institution in the country.
The Catholic Church and the Anglican Church of Kenya, Yesterday issued directives to all their churches, prohibiting politicians from being granted opportunities to speak and play politics at the pulpit. Most Kenyans can only wish that more churches adopt the stand made by the two churches. The church is a place where people go for spiritual nourishment, but lately that role has been reversed, with most churches being turned into campaign rallies by politicians.
Deputy President William Ruto has finally changed his view about church in politics. Some few weeks ago, the Anglican Church Of Kenya issued a directive that they would not give politicians a chance to address the congregants. This raised many questions on the role of church in politics.
Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has today narrated the reason behind amani national congress party leader Musalia Mudavadi storming out of a historical event that was taking place in Butere yesterday. He went ahead and defended Mudavadi over media reports that the amani national congress party leader walked out in protest after he was barred from politicking.
The country’s top newspapers on Monday, September 20 reported on the push to have the constitution changed in bid to create two positions in the office of the Deputy President. The national dailies further reported on the division witnessed among the country’s top church leaders concerning the new order that bans politician from churches.