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Early results show that there could be several options on the table to form a new government.
The FREPAP party combines distorted elements of Christianity and Incan traditions. Followers of the religious Andean cult believe that the founder Ezequiel Ataucusi, died in 2000, was the representation of Christ on Earth.
There has been 40% more Christian candidates than four years ago. Despite a dificult campaign, “God has a long-term plan”, they say.
Many hope their effort will inspire a new generation of political representatives with a strong Christian faith. “God has a long-term plan”.
Social Democrat Pedro Sánchez is confirmed as Prime Minister after forming a government with leftists Podemos. The growing socio-political polarisation makes dialogue difficult, evangelicals say.
He beats conservative incumbent President Grabar-Kitavoric. The 1990s war was still a relevant topic during the electoral campaign.
Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) and Werner Kogler (Greens) reached an agreement, which aims to become climate-neutral by 2040 and includes and stricter controls on migration.
Caring for God’s creation is one way in which we can express our love for God.
“The passion for unity is one vital way the church can serve the nation in the months and years ahead”, says Gavin Calver of the Evangelical Alliance.
There are 13 million disabled people in the UK, including children and adults, plus all of their friends and family. By voting for the party that seems nearest to how you think, you can be a part of influencing change rather than being on the sidelines.
Jews say “a new poison has taken root in the Labour Party” while Muslims argue that “Islamophobia is endemic in the Conservative Party”. “May we be recognised as Jesus’ disciples”, the UK Evangelical Alliance says.
Brexit has had a reductionist and therefore dehumanising effect. It encourages us to see people as ‘The Other’.
After the elections, 17 of the 18 district councils are now controlled by pro-democracy councillors."The results show people's displeasure over the government”, Christians say.
The conservative candidate got 48.7% of the votes, but the difference between the two parties is less that 30,000 votes. Final results will be announced at the end of the week.
We the citizens have a responsibility, not just the politicians, for seeing justice done and advancing the good of our society.
If we look through the history of the church, we see time and time again that Christians have stood up in the public sphere as agents of change for the good of society. We need such people now.
Evo Morales announces an agreement for an external audit of last week’s vote. The National Evangelical Association of Bolivia calls to “avoid conflicts between brothers”.
The two small Evangelical parties (EVP and EDU) celebrate good results and will be represented in the national parliament.
Conservative and Eurosceptic party Law and Justice (PiS) narrowly retains its majority with 235 seats, but loses it in the Senate.
António Costa strengthens his position as Prime Minister. Despite a low turnout (54%), far-right populism failed to gain significant support.
The centre-right candidate gets 38% of the vote and has several options to form a coalition government. Prior to the vote, Christians had issued an election guide.
Five of the main candidates responded on topics like bioethics, refugees, freedom of belief, and environmental care. The parliamentary election will be held on September 29.
Believers are encouraged to choose a Canton and a minister of the government to pray for. “A special strength and hope for our nation is found in prayer”, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
In a joint statement, the main religious groups asked the candidates to “present their ideas clearly” and establish “state policies beyond the alternation”.
The Prime Minister resigned after Matteo Salvini’s vote of no confidence. “We have seen the worsening of the quality of public discourse”, the Italian Evangelical Alliance says.