January 30, 2017

Pakistani court clears 155 people of burning Christian homes

Dozens of houses belonging to Christian residents were torched in Lahore in 2013 A defence lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan, says a court has acquitted all 155 of his clients who…
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January 10, 2017

Catholic parents forgive suicide bomber who killed their son in Pakistan

The couple's son died in the attack by Pakistani Taliban group Jaamat-ul-Ahrar on Easter Sunday Catholic parents whose son was killed by a suicide bomber in the 2016 Easter Sunday attack at…
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January 3, 2017

Son of murdered Pakistani politician receives death threats for supporting Asia Bibi

Shan Taseer called for prayers for the Christian woman currently on death row for allegedly insulting Islam The son of a Pakistani politician killed for opposing the country’s harsh blasphemy…
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August 11, 2016

Pope Francis offered 'heartfelt condolences' to relatives of Pakistan hospital attack victims

Pope Francis offered his condolences to those affected by the "senseless and brutal" attack against a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, which left dozens dead and over a hundred injured. The…
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July 12, 2016

Police in Pakistan search for Christian accused of insulting Islam in WhatsApp poem

Pakistan police say they are searching for a Christian man facing blasphemy charges after a Muslim friend accused him of insulting Islam with a poem. Local police official Mohammad Asim…
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July 9, 2016

Stop aid to Pakistani government unless it defends Christians, says Peter Tatchell

The human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has spoken out after the Pakistan government announced further restrictions on Christians’ civil liberties. Pakistan’s education minister, Mohammad Balighur Rahman, has said that Koranic…
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June 10, 2016

Catholic Parish to hire Armed guards after two attacks on faithfuls in few days

Christians in Lahore are ramping up security measures following a recent shooting at a Catholic church in the Punjab capital. Two gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on the main door…
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March 4, 2016

Pope Francis to visit Pakistan this Year

Pakistan stands the chance of having the Holy Father, Pope Francis stepping foot on her for his apostolic trip in response to the her government's invitation. But this have caused…
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October 29, 2015

Pope Francis prays for earthquake victims

More than 260 people have died, mostly in Pakistan, after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit north-eastern Afghanistan. Pope Francis was greatly distressed to learn of the dreadful loss of lives in…
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