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Sunday, May 6, 2007
Praying Needed for French Elections

Update (May 6, 2007):

Nicolas Sarkozy has won. Unfortunately, after a little research, it appears both candidates are pro-abortion. Sarkozy at least is against gay marriage but does support civil unions. Royal was extremely pro-gay marriage. It seems that there was no candidate far more pro-life. I hope that Sarkozy, who is a Roman Catholic, will advocate pro-life values as he leads the country of France.

CVSTOS FIDEI has more information.

Original Post (April 22, 2007):

Get out your rosaries and pray!

Ségolène Royal, a woman Socialist, will be running against Nicolas Sarkozy for the office of President in France. The election will take place on May 6, 2007. Ségolène Royal is a left-wing candidate who supports issues that are against the authority of the Holy Catholic Church. For example, in a June 2006 interview with LGBT publication Têtu, Royal said "opening up marriage to same-sex couples is needed in the name of equality, visibility and respect." She promised to introduce a bill to legalize gay marriage and gay adoption if elected.

I don't know the position of Nicolas Sarkozy at the moment, though, on Catholic issues. Please pray that Catholic values will guide this election.


del_button April 23, 2007 at 5:21 PM
Esther said...

Oh, we are praying!!

del_button April 23, 2007 at 8:02 PM
Sanctus Belle said...

France really does need so many does Quebec by the way. Keep them in your prayers too

del_button April 24, 2007 at 5:38 PM
Berolinensis said...

Well, Sarkozy has stated, that he is "shocked" by the position of the Church towards homosexual behaviour. So I'm afraid the French have to choose between Scylla and Charybdis.

del_button April 24, 2007 at 5:45 PM
Matthew said...

I'm sorry to hear that.

del_button April 25, 2007 at 5:13 PM
T.O. said...

I'd appreciate if you lift things from my blog that you acknowledge them, please. I will do the same for you.

del_button April 25, 2007 at 5:53 PM
Seminarian Matthew said...

TO, I used a picture, and I gave the source of that picture to the proper author.

del_button April 25, 2007 at 5:53 PM
Seminarian Matthew said...

TO, I used a picture, and I gave the source of that picture to the proper author.

del_button April 26, 2007 at 8:21 AM
T.O. said...
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del_button April 26, 2007 at 8:24 AM
T.O. said...

I assume you don't read the Toronto Star, since you live in Illinois. You took the picture from my site. It's just called common courtesy.

del_button May 6, 2007 at 4:47 AM
Anonymous said...

please don't pray too much.
Thanks! ;)

A socialist frog.

del_button May 7, 2007 at 5:16 PM
tiny tim said...

"...he removeth kings and setteth up kings" (Daniel 2:20,21)

"The most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men" (Daniel 4:17).

God is in control here. All governments of the world are in place because HE has decreed them to be so. Our opinions are of no consequence.

del_button May 7, 2007 at 9:10 PM
Seminarian Matthew said...

Evil governments can be in power. Need need only look at Nazi Germany for one example from history.

del_button May 7, 2007 at 9:57 PM
Jean M. Heimann said...

He's still the better candidate of the two. I'm glad she didn't win. In France, women tend to vote for the conservative candidates, while the men vote for the liberal candidates.

It is a good sign that they are leaning more toward the right.

Yes, more prayer is still needed. While France is a Catholic country, like Italy, there are many who don't practice their faith there. But there are also some very holy people who live there, too.

del_button May 7, 2007 at 10:00 PM
tiny tim said...

Exactly. Evil governments can, will and in some cases should be in power. They're all here to guide us closer to Christ's return.

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