The Participation Of The Church In Politics

  • Emmanuel Asante


The Christian faith is living; it transcends worship and the issuing of doctrinal statements and veers into socio-political domains. In this
Christian Churches in National Politics: Reflections from Laity and Clergy in Ghana and also works of the Christian Council of Ghana and the Catholic
position that, the Church has been playing its prophetic role, not only as a social critic but also in political education, motivating its members to participate in the democratic process. The Church has played this role actively in Ghana since the 1980s. Even though it has generally been non-partisan in politics, the Church has every right to participate in the political process and to make her voice heard on social policies.