Pope Francis appoints Bishop Norman King’oo to head Machakos

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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,23RD JUNE 2018-Pope Francis has appointed Norman King’oo as Bishop of Machakos.

King’oo who was in the Catholic Diocese of Bungoma was transferred in new changes announced by the pope on June 22.

Being the Chairman of the National Family Life at the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, King’oo has served in Bungoma for 20 years.

He was appointed Bishop of Bungoma on 27th, June,1998 and ordained on 16th, August 1998 by the then Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya Cardinal Joseph Tumko.

Machakos Diocese fell vacant on December, 9,2014 when Bishop Martin Kivuva was elevated to Archbishop of Mombasa

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