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Two Urdu-language books on Christmas presented in Faisalabad
Entitled Pratish (Worship) and Christmas and Basharat (Christmas and evangelisation), the two books are written in a language that is simple and clear. They will help teachers “explain the meaning of Christmas to their students.”
Christmas amid inter-faith understanding and terror risks
The Bishop of Faisalabad, Mgr Joseph Coutts, told AsiaNews that despite discrimination suffered by the Christian community, festivities never fail to re-ignite a spirit of inter-faith coexistence. In Lahore, however, there is a high risk of attacks on churches.
Peshawar authorities block the presentation of Malala’s book. Activists: "Shame"
After a series of threats and intimidation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities cancel the launch of the autobiography written by the young girl who has become the symbol of the fight against the Taliban. For activists and civil society the episode is worse than those carried out under dictatorships. Blame laid with Imran Khan, leader of the majority party in the province, who claims to be unaware of event.
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Village named after Saint Francis celebrates its first one hundred years
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