Why religion and politics will always play an important part in our lives

Deacons walk past the remains of a burning barricade, following clashes between protesters and police forces in Mathare, Nairobi, on October 26, 2017. PHOTO | MARCO LONGARI | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Over the centuries, religion and politics have come into conflict, rendering confusion and no answers as to the correct course of action.
  • Our good Lord did foresee that you cannot separate man from religion and politics as the players remain the same.
  • Across the globe and in recent times, we have witnessed the division caused by religious differences.

Let us ponder this for a minute. What role does religion play in politics? Or better yet, what role does the church play in the state?


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