- Aug 9, 2020
Togo’s bishops say they “cannot stay indifferent” to the crisis engulfing the West African country.
One Catholic priest fears that recent elections in Togo boycotted by the opposition could have planted the seeds for future violence in the West African country.
The Catholic Church in Togo has urged the postponement of Dec. 20 elections, to head off mounting violence and allow time for reforms.
A prominent Catholic priest in Togo has chastised the country’s political leaders for ignoring the legitimate demands being made by the Togolese people for democracy.
As political tensions continue to rise in Togo, the religious community has made an appeal to politicians to put the country first, above their political interests.
A “last chance” political dialogue began on Monday in Togo, as the government sat down with the opposition to resolve a deepening political crisis surrounding the prospect of President Faure Gnassingbé seeking another term.