A guest post written by Randal Craft from Chula Vista, California
Masses of Romanian citizens recently gathered at night, holding up their illuminated mobile phones as a “signal of hope.”
They are hoping for “honest governance” and have come to see the value of persistently protesting against government corruption, according to a recent Monitor’s View (“Romania’s lesson in public integrity,” Feb. 18). The piece points out that progress is being made, so “reformers should not be discouraged by persistent corruption in their country.” While government corruption may have a long history, Romanian scholar Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi says, “It would be wrong to believe that a country is entirely doomed by poor history.” Hope and Conviction Fuels Persistenceon.
Read more from Randal Craft’s Christian Science Monitor article.