(Evangelical Focus) — The role of religion in society and the rise of populist nationalism are two of the hot issues in the political campaign of the French presidential election.
The French will vote in two rounds (April 23 and May 7). Christians should not be expecting a “good, just government”, the representative body of evangelical Christians in Europe said.
“The European Evangelical Alliance (EEA) urges Europe’s Evangelical community to pray for the people of France as they choose a new president,” a statement issued some days ago said.
The rise of populism is a concern. “France has suffered several Islamic terrorism atrocities, inevitably leading to fear and also division”, which is “influencing how some politicians speak and voters think.”
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