Kenyan Roman Catholic bishops oppose push for birth control

Nairobi, Kenya (ENInews)–Roman Catholic bishops in Kenya have cautioned the government against joining a global push for birth control, citing concerns about its effect on society and family values. The bishops spoke following reports the country had agreed to a new global campaign on family planning that was announced at a population summit in London in mid-July. Attendees, which included nearly 150 leaders from both government and private sector organizations, agreed to an effort to provide contraceptives for at least 120 million women and girls in developing countries by 2020. [ENI-12-0421, 264 words]