"You Kenyans have a deep sense of God's presence"

During a pastoral visit to Kenya in 1989, Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo spoke about the need to combine the natural religious sense of Kenyans with Christ's word

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You Kenyans have a marvelous, a deep sense of God's presence, but the word of Christ is also needed. I’ve been told that when something good happens, you give thanks to God with some words in Swahili that mean: “God exists.” I have them written down here so as not to forget them: "Mungu yuko." That’s wonderful, that you see God’s hand in everything. 

Get-together with families in Nairobi (4 April 1989)