Nairobi’s Catholic children talk about mission

Editor’s Note: Barb Fraze, CNS international editor, and Nancy Wiechec, CNS visual media manager, are visiting Kenya with 10 members of  U.S. diocesan mission offices. Their trip is being funded by the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States.

NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 30,000 children of the Archdiocese of Nairobi joined Cardinal John Njue today as they celebrated Missionary Childhood Day. The children, members of the Pontifical Missionary Childhood — known in the United States as the Holy Childhood Association — are taught that they are all missionaries. Listen here as some of the children speak about what being a missionary means to them.

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