Posts Tagged: elections

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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Two presidents in Côte d’Ivoire?

Hold the people of Côte d’Ivoire in prayer as their country faces a time of deep uncertainty. Presidential elections were recently held in Côte d’Ivoire. A political standoff has followed. Alassane Ouattara was originally certified as the winner of the…

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An Election Eve Haiku Prayer

Roger Scott Powers We travel today, fanning out across this vast archipelago. All praying to God for free and fair elections in the Philippines. Filipinos smile, masking fears of violence, coercion and fraud. Hoping for the best, these strong, determined…

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Prayers from the Philippines

From the United Church of Christ in the Philippines: “In response to the call of the Council of Bishops for the United Church of Christ in the Philippines to participate meaningfully in the May 2010 National Elections and to prepare…

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Observers arrive in Philippines

The Philippine Election Observer Team reports that there will be over 80 observers of the elections in the Philippines from over ten countries. Most of the observers come from the United Sates and Canada. Other countries include Australia, New Zealand,…

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Observers begin to arrive in the Philippines

From the Philippines Election Observer Team Facebook page: Eleven American election observers, including a number of Presbyterians meet at the airport last night by members of the United Church of Christ of the Philippines staff, the Chairperson of KMU, the…

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