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Rawalpindi: Police stop mass in front of Gordon College chapel
Local authorities apply law 144 / c, which bans any gathering of more than two individuals. The Christians had organized the mass to protest against the illegal occupation of the Protestant chapel since October 19 by a group of Islamic extremists .
Rawalpindi: Christian chapel at Gordon College attacked
The place of worship, which is separate from the main college building, was closed for eight years. As soon as it was reopened in April, a group of fanatics tried to destroy it from the inside. Yesterday, a new attack was carried out, fortunately, without serious consequences. However, the attackers locked themselves inside the church.
Pakistani Muslims with the Pope for religious freedom and repeal of blasphemy law
Imams and scholars against the norm, which is used only "to settle personal disputes." To stop extremism a well-functioning justice system and the secular state is required. The memory of Salman Taseer, who died because he wanted to "help a Christian woman."
Msgr. Coutts: “We brave terrorism with our heads held high by witnessing the Gospel”
In an interview with AsiaNews, the bishop of Faisalabad president of the local Caritas speaks of the difficult situation of Christians in Pakistan and of their desire not to hide the Christian faith, or at least, not to cede to the violence of new Islamic extremists.
Paul Bhatti, brother of the murdered minister is "special adviser" to Prime Minister on Minorities
Paul Bhatti, MD, will tour in the various provinces to see the situation first hand. The Christian community protests inadequacies in investigation into murder of the Catholic minister. Three days of fasting and prayer for justice and peace. Asia Bibil takes part behind prison bars.
Mgr Saldanha Pakistani Christians oppressed by violence rediscover God
Their situation is difficult and burdensome, many belong to lower social classes, hold menial jobs and are marginalized. Often relations with Muslims are of the "servant and master" nature. Archbishop Emeritus of Lahore: sense of anxiety and fear, but the Church is a source of consolation. "
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