- Dec 5, 2019
Catholic bishops in Togo are calling on “indispensable reforms” to the electoral system before polls scheduled to take place next year.
Catholics can’t “watch from the balcony” during the United Kingdom’s Dec. 12 general election, according to the bishops of England and Wales.
The archbishop of Canterbury has said an unusual electoral intervention by Britain’s chief rabbi should alert the country to the unease felt by many Jews.
Scotland’s bishops have warned against “divisive” politics ahead of the UK’s Dec. 12 general election.
Worries about Islamic extremism will be paramount for many Sri Lankan voters while others hope to block former leaders accused of human rights violations from returning to power in Saturday’s presidential election, the country’s first national polls since last Easter’s deadly suicide attacks.
Six Catholic organizations have joined with other religious groups and denominational bodies in endorsing a wide-ranging platform calling for urgent attention to the nation’s democratic principles with the national election one year away.