To Love and to Serve

The long stretch of Kenyan coast is famous for its eye-catching sandy beaches shadowed by swinging palm trees along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. But the sunny beaches hide the atrocities against children. The socio-cultural practices and tourism sector contribute to rampant child sexual abuse and exploitation in the forms of child marriages and pregnancies, incest and the transactional activities that result in child prostitution and sex tourism. Called to love and serve The late Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi, Rev. Emmanuel Barbara, became aware of these acts in the region and was driven into [...]