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Legio Maria continues to draw followers

16, Jun 2013

Let cross over to the Nyanza region now and the Legio Maria religious movement that began through the efforts of an obscure religious instructor by the name Simeo Lodvikus Melkio Ondetto, continues to draw thousands of followers with a presence that extends beyond east Africa into Ethiopia and the DRC. It is a cult like following that has left many puzzled. Ktn’s Fred Omulo visited the movement’s headquarters at got Kwer in Migori County and brings us the fascinating story of a syncretic brand of Catholicism, Africanized through the efforts of the Luo community