Ukrainian bishops: upcoming election must be fair
Catholic World News - May 07, 2014
The bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church-- the largest Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See-- are urging the clergy to pray for, and the faithful to take part in, the May 25 presidential election.
The bishops called upon candidates to “act honestly, transparently and responsibly” and “not use loud, hollow, and deceptive slogans, but present a truthful program of necessary reforms in Ukraine,” according to a report from the Religious Information Service of Ukraine.
Exhorting members of election commissions “not to become co-authors of fraud or manipulation,” the bishops said that “no one-- either in Ukraine or globally-- should have any doubts regarding the respect of democratic principles.”
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 seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($16,074 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!