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US Catholic Churches Recruit African Priests

Issac Makovo's smile grows and his eyes twinkle when he talks about his hometown of Mombasa, Kenya. Father Issac is in his third year of ministry in a Catholic Church located in the small community of Hickory, Maryland. Father Issac was recruited by a Kenyan vocation director who was studying in the United States. "He asked me, 'Did I want to experience being a priest in a different way, in a different culture?' " he recalled. "At first I was very reluctant...

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