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Nicodemus Kirima, Kenyan archbishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church. Governor's board member Kenya Institute Education, Nairobi, 1980-1988; member Catholic University Council, 1989, Kenyatta University Council, 1993. Member United Nairobi Club.

Background

Kirima, Nicodemus was born on March 3, 1938 in Karatina, Nyeri, Kenya. Son of Zebedee and Bilhah (Wanjira) Kariithi.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, St. John Fisher College, 1968. Master of Arts in Education, University Rochester, 1970.

Career

Assistant parish priest Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya, 1962-1964, headmaster secondary school Kenya, 1964-1966, parish priest Kenya, 1970, theology faculty lecturer, assistant principal Kenya, 1971-1974. Principal St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, Nairobi, 1974-1978. Bishop Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya, 1978-1988.

Archbishop of Nyeri Kenya, 1988—2007. Chairman Kenya Bishops Conference, 1988-1990, Eastern Africa Bishops Conference, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: African Religious Heritage, 1974.

Membership

Governor's board member Kenya Institute Education, Nairobi, 1980-1988. Member Catholic University Council, 1989, Kenyatta University Council, 1993. Member United Nairobi Club.

Connections

father:
Zebedee Kariithi

mother:
Bilhah (Wanjira) Kariithi