By Rachel and Sara
It's government run by religious leaders like a pope, priest, or a caliph. (Islamic)
They go by what they believe to be true.
Positives and Negatives of theocracy
Other religions were persecuted. Different religions want control over their governments.
*Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Nigeria, Pakistan, Niger, Chad, and Guinea are just some countries that are ruled by theocracy.