- Aug 9, 2020
As the people of Togo prepare to vote in a Feb. 22 presidential election February 22, 2019, retired Archbishop Kossi Philippe Fanoko Kpodzro of Lomé has accused the country’s ruling party of always winning through fraud.
A British bishop said he was relieved by the election defeat of political parties committed to liberalizing Britain’s abortion laws, but he was “not particularly enthused” by the Conservative Party agenda. A British cardinal called for a fresh start “in more ways than politics.”
Cameroon’s leading prelate has condemned the “deteriorating” human rights situation in the African country.
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.