Members of the faithful attend an Easter Sunday Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore, Pakistan, on April 17, 2022. A July 2022 report from the Center for Social Justice discussed the issues of blasphemy laws, forced conversion, and biase… […]
A woman carrying a child walks along a street during a heavy rainfall in the flood-hit Dera Allah Yar town in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province, Pakistan, on Aug. 30, 2022. Aid efforts ramped up across flooded Pakistan to help tens of mi… […]
European Court of Human Rights. / CherryX/wikmedia. CC BY-SA 3.0
Strasbourg, France, Apr 29, 2022 / 04:02 am (CNA).
The European Court of Human Rights ruled this week that Swiss authorities were wrong to reject a Pakistani Christian convert’s a… […]
Although it does allude to many different episodes of the abuse meted out to Christians by their Muslim neighbors, especially in Pakistan, The Persecuted: True Stories of Courageous Christians Living Their Faith in Muslim Lands […]
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London, England, Mar 21, 2022 / 11:25 am (CNA).
Inmates in Pakistan’s Punjab province can shorten their jail time by taking classes while they’re behind bars.But there’s a catch: Only Muslim inmates are giv… […]
A young girl lights a candle at a Marian grotto in Pakistan. / Magdalena Wolnik.
Rome Newsroom, Jan 31, 2022 / 08:00 am (CNA).
An Anglican pastor was shot dead after church on Sunday in northwest Pakistan.Two gunmen on motorcycles ambushed a ca… […]
The Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad. / Usman.pg via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).
Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan 10, 2022 / 09:00 am (CNA).
The Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision to grant bail to a Christian accused of blasphemy should give hope… […]
Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel with three of their children after being released from death row in Pakistan July 1, 2021 / Photo courtesy of the family.
Rome Newsroom, Aug 13, 2021 / 05:35 am (CNA).
A Christian couple who spent seven years… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Catholics in the US are showing more awareness of the problems of Christian persecution worldwide, the pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need has said.
“It is heartening that, compared to a ye… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 10:34 am (CNA).- Ten years after his assassination, various world leaders have praised the life and death of Shahbaz Bhatti, a Pakistan cabinet minister killed after defending religious minorities persecuted under the country&r… […]