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Faisalabad: for the past year, dozens of Christian families have been homeless, threatened by Muslims
The authorities in Samundari (Punjab) have arbitrarily and unilaterally torn down homes without warning residents. A Muslim who resents the local minority is behind the deed. Christians demand respect and dignity.
24/05/2017 11:38:00 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad to have first university chapel in Pakistan
The place of worshipp will be built at the Faisalabad University of Agriculture. The project was approved after three years of discussion. The founding stone lain on May 18th. The structure will cost about 65 thousand euros, of which more than 25,000 donated by the diocese. Catholic professor: "It is not a favor of the administration. In all universities there should be churches, temples and gurdwara. "
HIV/AIDS threat underestimated in Pakistan
A local NGO warns that HIV/AIDS figures for intravenous drug users are higher than reported. Without decisive action the country could find itself facing a full-blown epidemic in just a few weeks.
06/09/2016 15:03:00 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad bishop: Pakistan is mourning for the attack on Peshawar’s Christian colony (Video)
Four Taliban terrorists, who targeted Christians on Warsak Road, blew themselves up after a gun fight with police that lasted 40 minutes. Farooq Masih’s house went to pieces, but he and his family managed to get to safety. The attackers wanted to kidnap women and children.
28/05/2016 17:31:00 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: hundreds of Christians protest police brutality against their pastor
For two days, Christians have protested demanding justice from the authorities, but to no avail. On 19 May, police agents raided the church where Kamal Chugtai was celebrating Mass. They beat the pastor and intimidated the faithful. They want “to silence us,” he said, “but we shall not be silenced; we shall continue to raise our voice on behalf of minorities.”
Faisalabad: Christian and Muslim leaders revive peace process
The curia hosted an interfaith seminar, attended by prominent figures from the two faiths. Bishop Coutts said that the city is "a symbol of peace" for Pakistan. Muslim personality speaks of "the blood spilled" to build harmony. During the meeting times of prayer.
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