Politicians should also aspire to holiness
Secretary General of the Catholic Diocese of Yei in South Sudan has urged politicians in that country to seek to become holy politicians.
Fr Emmanuel Lodongo Sebit told parishioners of Christ the King Cathedral in Yei that, “It is not a sin to be a politician, but acts that do not help build the nation are the things that God dislikes,” South Sudan’s Radio Easter reported.
Fr Lodongo Sebit said a Christian vision of politics should not be limited to acquiring and struggling for power.
He urged politicians to emulate former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere whom the Church declared Servant of God in