29.01.08 09:28 Age: 4 yrs

World church body sending team to violence-hit Kenya


Geneva (ENI). The World Council of Churches is sending a fact-finding and support team to Kenya, which has been hit by a wave of violence that has resulted in the deaths of more than 800 people following disputed presidential election results.


WCC general secretary the Rev. Samuel Kobia, himself a Kenyan, said on 29 January he hoped Kenya "will overcome the prevailing situation and that the churches will play an important part in speeding up that time".


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