The Holy Father Pope Francis, on 19th January 2015, erected the Metropolitan Church sui iuris in Eritrea dividing it from the Metropolitan Archeparchy of Addis Ababa; and appointed the first Metropolitan Archbishop His Excellency Menghesteab Tesfamariam, MCCJ hitherto Eparchial Bishop of Asmara.
The University hosted the screening of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) proceedings for Kenya presented by the AG, Githu Muigai from Geneva, Switzerland on January 24, 2015.
Locally, the screening held at the Learning Resource Centre Auditorium was hosted by the Centre for Social Justice and Ethics (CSJE) with other partner agencies in attendance. These included; KHRC, KNHRC, Pax Romana, Edmund Rice Advocacy Network, Franciscans International , the Office of Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation Franciscans Africa (JPICFA) and the French Embassy.
Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth launched the book “Paths of Development” on January 15, 2015 here at the University.
The Archbishop of Kisumu and Chairman of Justice and Peace Commission, Kenya Conference of Catholic bishops (KCCB) was the chief guest at the event.
Archbishop-elect Mombasa, Most Rev. Martin Kivuva presided over the launch of the book on “Year of the Priest, faithfulness of Christ, faithfulness of the Priest, 150 years of St. John Marie Vianney” edited by Rev. Prof. Lukwata.
Most Rev. Martin Kivuva thanked the CUEA Faculty of Theology for the reflection on the beauty and demands of ‘the Priestly vocation today’, noting that, “writing about priesthood is a noble task”.
The University signed a memorandum of understanding with IESEG (Scientific Institute of Economics and Management*) School of Management from Lille, France, on January 12, 2015.
The MoU initiated by the Faculty of Commerce, will see the exchange of students between the two institutions, exchange of professors, exchange of administrative personnel, joint research projects, conferences and publications, and finally double degree and joint programme development and implementation among other agreed upon activities conducive to the deepening relationship between the two partners.