Posts Tagged ‘ Pakistan ’

Religious Tensions Simmer Across Pakistan Following Church Bombings

Mar 17th, 2015 | By
Pakistani Christians mourning the deaths of loved ones killed by Taliban terrorists.

At least 17 people, including two policemen, have succumbed to their injuries from the suicide attacks in Lahore’s Youhanabad area, which targeted Christ Church Youhanabad and St. John’s Catholic Church during Sunday Mass. Christians on Monday (March 16) filled roads to protest against the attacks, and one Christian youth was killed and 15 others were wounded in Lahore as violent protests spread from Youhanabad to other parts of the country.


BREAKING NEWS: Pope Francis Condemns Church Bombings In Pakistan; 14 Killed

Mar 16th, 2015 | By

Pope Francis on Sunday, March 15, appealed for peace and solidarity with Pakistan’s “persecuted” Christian minority after bombings at two churches in Lahore left at least 14 people dead and scores of others wounded. He also accused the world of trying to hide the persecution of Christians.


Pakistan church bombs kill 14 and injure 75 injured in Lahore’s Christian

Mar 15th, 2015 | By
One of the many churches in Lahore, Pakistan. Names of the actual churches bombed are not known at this time

Blasts went off minutes apart in a majority Christian suburb of the eastern city of Lahore. Two churches in Pakistan were targeted, one Catholic and one Protestant, that are very close to each other. It is very doubtful that there will be any arrests


ISIS Commander In Pakistan Received Funds Through U.S. Sources

Feb 10th, 2015 | By
Islamic State monsters shooting their captives.

Yousaf al Salafi, the Pakistan commander of the Islamic State has confessed during interrogations that he has been receiving funding from sources inside the United States. The terrorist commander was arrested in December and admitted that he was getting money to run his group from American sources. Al Salafi has been recruiting terrorists to fight in Syria.


Charlie Hebdo Protestors Ransack Christian School in Pakistan, Demand Closure

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By
Infuriated Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protestors Break In A Christian School, Cause Damage To The Building

Protests across Pakistan against a French satire magazine’s cartoons of Islam’s prophet Muhammad led to hundreds of Muslims in a terrorist-infested northwestern province on Monday stormed a Christian school


Christian Girls, Women, Attacked In Pakistan

Jan 26th, 2015 | By
Pakistan Christians march in protest against religious persecution.

Rights activists say there has been “a dramatic increase” in the number of Christian girls and women facing “brutal assaults” in Pakistan, with local police often refusing to intervene.


Christian Persecution Worldwide Has Become A Metastasizing Cancer

Jan 24th, 2015 | By
Church destroyed in Aleppo, Syria by Sunni rebels associated with the Free Syrian Army

The “cancer of Christian persecution is metastasizing” in an “epidemic” that is “spreading at an unprecedented rate in modern times,” stated Open Doors USA president David Curry at a January 7 briefing in Washington, DC’s National Press Club. Approximately 100 million Christians are persecuted worldwide, making them one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world


Pakistan Christians Shocked As Militants Kill 145 Students, Teachers

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

Christians were among those grieving as officials confirmed that Taliban militants stormed an army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar killing at least 145 people, most of them children. “We grieve with our dear friends, mums and dads and brothers and sisters,” said Sardar Mushtaq Gill, national director of advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD). “Its absolutely horrific,” he told BosNewsLife.


As Injustice Escalates, Senator In Pakistan Seeks Solution To ‘Blasphemy’ Violence

Dec 5th, 2014 | By
Christians protest Pakistan's blasphemy laws.

In the span of one month, a Christian blogger who hid for more than three years on a blasphemy charge was arrested; a Christian mother of five sentenced to death for allegedly speaking ill of Muhammad filed her appeal with the Supreme Court; and a mob tortured and killed a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran.


European Parliament Demands Withdrawal Pakistan Blasphemy Laws

Nov 29th, 2014 | By
Dutchman Peter van Dalen has urged Pakistan to withdraw Pakistan blasphemy legislation and to free Asia Bibi.

The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, urged Pakistan to withdraw blasphemy laws after a Christian mother of five lost her appeal against the death penalty.