Presidential poll

Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu with some members of the Hakainde Hichilema-led government after Holy Mass on 31 August 2021.Credit: State House Zambia

Archbishop in Zambia Recalls Election Day, Says Zambians Had Chance for “no to impunity”

Sep 2, 2021

An Archbishop in Zambia has said the August 12 presidential election offered citizens of the Southern African nation the opportunity to say “no to impunity.”

Archbishop Roger Houngbédji greets Benin's president of the constitutional council Joseph Djogbenou during the prayer service at Our Lady of Mercy Cathedral in Cotonou Archdiocese. / Courtesy Photo

Benin’s Religious Leaders Seek “peace that comes from God” Ahead of Presidential Election

Mar 28, 2021

Religious leaders in the West African nation of Benin are praying for peace ahead of the presidential election scheduled to take place on April 11.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger (CEBN).

Burkina Faso’s Bishops Outline Four Conditions for Peaceful November Elections

Nov 7, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have outlined four conditions that could guarantee peaceful presidential and parliamentary elections in the West African nation slated to take place on November 22.

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Bishops in Togo Want Electoral Reforms Before 2020 Presidential Poll, Date Unknown

Nov 27, 2019

As the West African country of Togo looks gears up for Presidential Election scheduled for early next year, the country’s Catholic Bishops have invited the government to initiate reforms in the electoral process to guarantee a free, fair and transparent poll even as the exact date of the elections is yet to be announced.