New Zambian president pledges to support Church
CWN - September 26, 2011
By 43%-36% margin, Michael Sata has been elected president of Zambia, defeating incumbent Rupiah Banda.
“This government will be governed on the Ten Commandments,” pledged Sata. “For the first time this country has a Catholic president, and our government will support the Church.”
33% of the nation’s 12.5 million people are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($27,241 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!