Posts Tagged: democracy

Prayers with the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo

From our partners in World Mission: There is violence against civilians in the Congo. National elections have been widely criticized as lacking credibility due to massive irregularities, maladministration and fraud. Congolese Christians will march in Kinshasa on Thursday, February 16, seeking peace and calling for a democratic government founded in transparency and justice. We are invited to join our… Read more »

Support Democracy and Human Rights in the Congo!

From our partners in the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness Please contact your members of congress and urge them to work vigorously to ensure that the United States supports democracy and human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo! The State Clerk of the General Assembly stated the following in a statement of concern this… Read more »

Madagascar Roadmap Needs Serious Revision

What you can do: 1. Please pray for the people of Madagascar, for wisdom and insight for political leaders, and for a just and peaceful resolution of Madagascar’s political crisis 2. Please call or write the following officials to urge…

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US concerned about human rights in Madagascar

US concerned about human rights in Madagascar. The Washington Post reports that the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar has expressed concern about “the constant harassment of political dissidents and journalists” in the country. The statement refers to reports of arbitrary arrests…

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Standing with the Malagasy people in challenging times

Many Presbyterian congregations and organizations across the country have mission partnerships in Madagascar – and now our friends and mission partners, indeed the entire Malagasy people, are facing extremely challenging times. Attached is an Action Alert calling for prayer and…

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Strong relationships lead to hope

By Matt Lang, election observer in the Philippines, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) On Saturday morning we had a press conference with several members of the media. Each participant was asked to give a brief statement about why they were in the…

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Pray for the people of Honduras

A call to prayer and expression of concern for Honduras comes from the Central America and Mexico Office with information from PC(USA) mission workers Tim and Gloria Wheeler. Here are the prayer requests. During this time of great difficulty in…

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