No, Archbishop Muheria has not advised the new administration to avoid focusing on political events masquerading as Thanksgiving services.
Archbishop Anthony Muheria of the Nyeri Catholic Archdiocese, speaking on Citizen TV on February 5, 2023, urged politicians to attend church services in order to encounter God genuinely and not as a political platform.
Muheria also urged religious leaders to speak out against political leaders using the church as a platform for political gain, urging clergymen to refrain from using their faith for political gain.
Archbishop Anthony Muheria requests that the new administration refrain from focusing on political events masquerading as Thanksgiving services.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We analyzed Nyeri Archbishop Anthony Muheria’s interview on Citizen TV on February 5, 2023, during which he discussed the country’s political flare-up, and discovered that the Archbishop warned political leaders against using the church as a platform for political gain.
We also discovered a tweet shared by Muheria on February 6, dismissing the digital card as inaccurate and urging the public to listen to the clip.