» 05/17/2012, 00.00
In Pakistan, Catholic nurses are the "light and hope" of the poor and sick
The Diocese of Faisalabad organised a meeting to mark International Nurses Day with the participation of priests, nuns and ordinary citizens. Nurses talked about their problems, asking for greater job security and training. For vicar general, nursing is like the priesthood, "a vocation that comes from God".
Christian and Muslim nurses, a symbol of love and a “bridge between faiths”
A Party to celebrate the nurses’ work was organized May 12th, for the world day, at St Raphael’s hospital. The 150 health workers, Christian and Muslim, who took part in the festivities, were publicly thanked by Fr Aftab James Paul, director of the diocesan commission for inter-religious dialogue.
In Karachi, 11nurses drink tea laced with poison during Ramadan
The incident occurred in one of the city's hospitals, where the victims are now recovering in the intensive care unit. The health care facility has launched an inquiry to find out who laced the tea.
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Daska Catholics celebrate Lahore Archdiocese Jubilee
As part of the 125th anniversary celebrations, a local Catholic community promotes a Eucharistic function celebrated by Mgr Shaw, the archdiocese's apostolic administrator. A candle is passed on to symbolise new evangelisation. The prelate stresses that the Jubilee year is a time of "liberation." Despite violence and persecution, hope is at the core of his message.
Lahore: Sacred Heart Cathedral celebrates its first 100 years
Three-day celebrations and prayers for the church’s first century end today. The building won the first Grand Prix de Rome in the early part of the 20th century. Pope Benedict XVI sends a message of congratulations, whilst the Pakistani government issues commemorative stamp. Bishops pray for peace and democracy during mass.
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