The incident took place on Sunday night in Jalampur area of Dhamtari town, 80 km south of capital Raipur.
"The missionaries were caught bribing poor Hindus in a slum colony to convert to Christianity," Bharat Singh, the police superintendent Dhamtari district, said over telephone. "They were promis
The incident took place on Sunday night in Jalampur area of Dhamtari town, 80 km south of capital Raipur.
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) found Father Athanase Seromba guilty on two of four counts he faced in connection with the genocide in which some 800,000 people, mainly minority Tutsis and moderate Hutus, died.
"The chamber finds you guilty of genocide and extermination and se
by Muslim youth of East Preston Islamic College. Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Timotheus Nasir, the Bishop of Siloam Biblical Christian Churches of Pakistan has condemned this heinous crime by the Muslim youth in strongest words and has demanded an apology from the entire Muslim world and the Muslim Head
DHARAMSALA, INDIA (ANS) --- Police in India have launched a murder investigation after the body of 23-year-old Michael Blakey, was discovered in a Gully near to the St John's Church in the Wilderness, Dharamsala in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh where he worshipped.
He disappeared on Novemb
The explosive incident has forced the East Preston Islamic College to call in a senior imam to tell its 650 Muslim students that the Bible and Christianity must be respected.
Anxious teachers at the school have also petitioned principal Shaheem Doutie, expressing "grave concern" about an "inculcat
While New Delhi and Islamabad have made little public progress on settling their dispute over Kashmir, officials on both sides privately say advances have been made in so-called "back channel" negotiations, most of them between retired officials.
Musharraf`s remarks on Tuesday provided a snapshot o
"Love and peace be with you," the pope said in Turkish at the start of the ceremony at the modest hill-top shrine outside the ancient city of Ephesus and about 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the Aegean port of Izmir on Wednesday.
On a warm, sunny day, dozens of those among the hand-picked crowd
November 28. (Compass Direct News) â€“ In a case that has drawn crowds of religious fanatics, a Pakistani court sentenced two Christian men to 10 years in prison on Saturday (November 25) for committing "blasphemy" against the Quran.
After postponing the verdict for four consecutive days, Judge Mu
The crowds booed - and shouted slogans such as "Don`t come Pope" - as pictures of Benedict XVI were shown on a giant screen in a square in the city suburbs.
The Pope sparked outrage across the Muslim world in September, when he quoted a 14th-Century Christian emperor who criticised the Prophet Muh
Baramulla: November 27, 2006. Bashir Tantray, a prominent Christian worker and GCIC Coordinator in Kashmir, was killed on 21st November 2006 in his hometown of Mamoosa in Baramulla District at 10:30 am, at a bus stop in front of his parent`s home. He received three bullets in a daring daylight ki
Mr. Abdul belonged to Pakistan from Qadiyani Community. He applied asylum in German in 1992-1993, which was rejected by German Government and then he came to Holland. He did not told any one about German asylum application because he was afraid of SHINGEN law.
According to Shingen law if you ask as
I, Ms Jennifer Chim Pik Yee a British National Hong Kong business woman, got seriously religion persecution, police violence and murder shooting in Pakistan. For more than two years, I experienced religion persecution from Muslim culprits, policeman, Judge, media and even from Pakistan government. T
Hello, everyone. This might be the last message I post, anywhere.
My real name is (held due to security of life of new Christian). I live in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. Yes. The capital of the most backward, underdeveloped provinces of Pakistan.
I think my parents are beginning to get the idea
"We are not cold-blooded killers," Hasanuddin, 34, told the Central Jakarta District Court. "We just wanted revenge."
Prosecutors allege that he and two other defendants ordered the brutal Oct. 29, 2005 murders of the girls as they walked to school on Sulawesi, the scene of religious clashes that l
Banglore: November 18, 2006. Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) urges the national commission for Minorities and central home ministry to extend protection for Christians and the institutions managed by them.
Hindu radicals have unleashed a rein of terror in the state of Karnataka.The rece
ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP): Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Saturday said Women Protection Bill was the first step towards women emancipation, empowerment and protection of their rights and the government has started work on another piece of legislation to ensure their rights.
Addressing a gathering of s
The fears of Taliban invasion of Pakistan pushed Army to join anti-terrorism front not US threats. â€œSuicide bomb kills 42 Pakistani soldiersâ€
The ISI Inter Services Intelligence, spy agency of Pakistan Armed forces was fully aware that militants trained for Kashmir Jihad and Taliban support to invade Afghanistan can fire back any time. The secret relations of ISI with religious political parties and militant organizations provided perfect
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A resounding Democratic victory in mid-term elections put the opposition party in charge of the House for the first time since 1994 while control of the Senate rests on the results of races in two states.
The Republican drubbing means Bush will face new scrutiny over Iraq and a d
â€œA Big Trap of The Pakistani Militantsâ€ At Anycost Jesus reveals details of Martyr Mehaboob and the Ministry in Pakistan.
The member of underground ministry writes "I send you some of the details of the missionary Dr. Mehaboob and family who were brutally murdered in Pakistan and the underground evangelization ministry to the Muslims named "At Anycost Jesus Mission" named Habel of At Anycost Jesus Mission
"enlightened moderation", and encourage a better understanding between the country`s Muslim majority and its beleaguered Christian minority.
His itinerary will include meetings with the country`s senior Christian leader, Anglican Bishop Alexander John Malik, who is caught in the crossfire between
You have come to Pakistan to promote greater tolerance between Muslims and Christians. The greater "Tolerance" between Muslims and Christians has been demonstrated by Mr. Alexander John Malik when he betrayed the already "Ignored and Persecuted Christian Community" of Pakistan. Mr. Malik has disobey
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister inaugurates Transform World, a global conference on holistic development
Dr. Joseph D`Souza, President, All India Christian Council, and India Chairman, Transform World Conference, said, "Chief Minister Dr. Y.S. Rajshekar Reddy is a very appropriate leader to inaugurate this global conference, called Transform World. He focuses on the majority peoples who have missed out
Bishop Andrew Smith`s decision does not allow Episcopal clergy to officiate at civil union ceremonies but permits priests, through a blessing ceremony in the church, to acknowledge gay and lesbian couples who have had a civil union granted by the state.
"At the heart of the matter is whether we as
Caste conflict continues to create divisions in Bihar`s Kalyanpatti village where Dalit children are being deprived of education because of caste prejudice. They are enrolled in school, but none of them have attended classes for the past two years.
"We went to school. But they beat us and asked us
VATICAN CITY, Oct 22: Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday sent his "cordial greetings" to the world's Muslims on Eidul Fitr and voiced concern for the "innocent victims" of the violence in Iraq.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church offered his greetings during his weekly Angelus prayer at the Vatican.
The abducted man, Gabriele Torsello, "spoke directly" with Rahmatullah Hanefi, an official at the hospital in Lashkar Gah, capital of the volatile southern province of Helmand, a report on the news website PeaceReporter said.
"He said that he was well, but that he was `worried`, confirming the ulti
It came in to notice of SLMP that Deputy Superintendent of Police (D.S.P) called both of parties in his office on the same day. Team reached the village and met with Rani Bibi, she told that she did not passed any derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad or the Holy temple (Khana Kahbah). She tol
BAHAWLNAGAR, PAKISTAN (ANS) October 18, 2006. A Christian man who was sentenced to seven years in prison by a lower court in February 2005 for profaning the Quran, the Muslim holy book, was found dead in a prison cell in the Central Jail in Bahawlnagar, Pakistan, on September 30, ANS has learnt.
Rev. Irianto Kongkoli was shot in the head while shopping with his wife in Palu, the provincial capital of Central Sulawesi, said the region`s police chief Brig. Gen. Badrudin Haiti.
The gunman sped off on a motorcycle with an accomplice, he said, adding that the motive of the attack was not yet cl
9500 Low-caste Hindus convert to Christianity and Buddhism in Nagpur in cermony to challenge anti-conversion laws in India.
The ceremonies took place in the central city of Nagpur to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the conversion to Buddhism of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, a low-caste Hindu and the founder of India`s democratic constitution.
Buddhist monks in orange robes and Christian priests administered religious vo
Lahore: October 14, 2006. Mr. Sohail Johnson, Chief coordinator, Sharing Life Ministry makes initial reports for press that a Chirstian lady named Rani Bibi resident of Chack No. 32/1-R Renala Khurd has been accused for passing derogatory remarks against Khana Kahbah.
According to given informatio
Adviser on Islam, Ameer Ali, has attacked Muslims who "blindly" follow their faith and fail to question the veracity of the Koran, saying that even Mohammed had "flaws".
The chairman of John Howard`s Muslim advisory board yesterday warned that Islamists would continue to breed jihadis unless the Ko
Thou Shouldest Not Have: By Bishop Nasir, A Decree and A Warning to Mr. Alexander John Malik: "What a Shame"
The Living Word of God commands, "-------------thou shalt make no covenant with them, -------------: Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son. For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they
Salvin from Tamil Nadu and Simon from West Bengal are two young Christians residing in Kasipur for last eight months involve in preaching of the gospel. "In their rented house met with 20 members of Christian communities for prayer on September 24, 2006, where the activists of Bajrang Dal brought gr
The pontiff also quoted from his predecessor, John Paul II, who had close relations with the Muslim world, calling for "reciprocity in all fields," including religious freedom. Benedict spoke in French to a roomful of diplomats from 21 countries and the Arab League in his summer residence in Castel
Balochi Grand Jirga declares no confidence on Pakistan government and decides to take Balochistan case in ICJ
announced in a declaration that a case would be filed in the International Court of Justice against the illegal occupation of Balochistan, Exploitations of Baloch resources and gross human right Violation in Balochistan against Baloch Nation by Pakistani occupying forces.
The Khan of Kalat, King of
Some 200 inmates escaped after mobs assaulted a jail in the town of Atambua, sending guards fleeing to the nearby jungle. By midday only 20 had been recaptured, deputy national police chief Lt. Gen. Adang Dorodjatun said, calling on the others to turn themselves in.
And on the island of Flores, th
BHOPAL, September 22, 2006 : The All India Catholic Union, (AICU), In resolutions passed at the annual general meeting, (AGM), held in Calcutta on Monday has praised the humility of Pope Benedict XVI for his apology to the Muslim community whose sentiments had been hurt by a quotation from a 14th Ce
Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, defended Pope Benedict XVI, saying: "There are elements in Islam that can be used to justify violence, just as there are in Christianity and Judaism." He added: "The Pope has issued an apology, and I think his views on this need to be judged against h
JAKARTA: September 19, 2006. Three Christians convicted for their roles in deadly attacks on Muslims in 2000 in central Indonesia will be executed on Thursday, media reports quoted the men`s lawyer as saying.
Attorney Roy Bening said the men had received a letter from prosecutors stating they would
Sister Leonella, a nun who devoted her life to helping the sick in volatile regions of Africa, used to joke that there was a bullet with her name engraved on it in Somalia. When the bullet came, she used her last breaths to forgive those responsible.
"I forgive, I forgive," she whispered in her nat
The overwhelmingly Muslim country`s foreign ministry also waded into the growing row, accusing the Roman Catholic leader of "ignorance" and warning that his remarks would hurt efforts to improve ties between religions.
Dozens of youths from an Islamic party later staged a noisy protest in the easte
Pope has retreated from the public gaze to spend a private day with his brother after criticising radical Islam in the last major address of his six-day visit to his native Bavaria.
With the criticisms still resonating, the pontiff`s only scheduled public appearance Wednesday was to inaugurate a n
Pakistani military dictators are shaking hands with Taliban and Al-Qaida in Waziristan but killing innocent Balochi in Balochistan. Dr. Wahid Baloch
WASHINGTON DC: A peaceful demonstration against the Extra Judicial Target assissination of Baloch Nationalist Leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in Balochistan was held in front of The Capitol Hill on September 08, 2006 by World Sindhi Institute, Balochistan National Party, Jamhoori Watan Party, Pakist
Khatami visit protested by Christian group: He enjoys in America what Christians in his country donâ€™t have
The comments come from Sabri Atman, a member of the Assyrian Christians, and were triggered by Khatami`s appearance before a Muslim group in Chicago.
Yesterday, Khatami was at the University of Virginia, where he told an audience American military forces should not leave Iraq immediately because a
Global Council Of Indian Christians (GCIC) urges brothers and sisters in Christ to rededicate their lives to the service of the poor, the widows, the persecuted and the rejects of the society on the occasion of the death anniversary of Mother Teresa as commanded by our Lord.
GCIC appeals to the Ch
Bhopal, September 9: (Reported by Pervez Bari) Dr. John Dayal, Member of National Integration Council, Government of India, has said that the Federal and the state governments cannot absolve themselves of their responsibility of the bomb explosions killing 38 Muslims in Malegaon after Friday prayers
GCIC condemns killing of Dalits in Jharkhand and Haryana. Appeals for intervention of President of India.
This is one of the most inhuman acts that have been carried out by the murderers in the name of religion and mighty majortitism. We deplore such acts, which make the lives of innocent and poor people miserable by taking away the members of the family who earn daily livelihood for the family. Five
I renounced my Nationality but have nothing to do with idea of independent Christian state as linking Pakistani media. Bishop Nasir
It was also said that the day I would appear in the Court, 15 Million Pakistani Christians will renounce their Pakistani Nationality. I appreciate their concern for me and my safety in Pakistan especially in Karachi. In my letter to the Government of Pakistan and the Judiciary, I announced that if t
Protests in Quetta after news of killing of Nawab Akbar Bughti and his two grandsons in Army operation.
ISLAMABAD: August 26, 2006. (Reuters) - "It is confirmed, Nawab Bugti has been killed in an operation," Information Minister Mohammad Ali Durrani told Reuters. Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao also said Bugti had been killed.
A military spokesman said security forces had attacked a rebel
Mr. Bhatti said "killing of Nawab Bughti can be avoided if government have adopted way to dialogue than use of force but present regime launched operation in Balochistan against recognized democratic leaders"
Mr. Nazir Bhatti added that Government of Pakistan failed in Waziristan to act against Tal
A Christian named as Abid son of Rasheed was in love with his cousin named Gulshan aged 21. About 2 months ago Abid and Gulshan eloped, embraced Islam and got married under Muslim rites. They lived at unknown place for two months.
Now after about two months Abid along with his wife, came back
Gift of Independence Day of Pakistan to Christians by Muslims: Another Church and homes set on fire by Muslims.
Thaiki District Sheikhupura. Three Christian men are in hospital in critical condition, one is abducted while other villagers are under threats to death. Mr. Sohail Johnson, chief Coordinator of Sharing Life Ministry Pakistan (SLMP) rushed to help the villagers.
A small villag
Pakistani Bishop T. Nasir surrenders his Pakistani Nationality as a protest against extreme hate and religious discrimination.
Bishop Nasir said "In view of extreme hate, religious discrimination, intolerance for the Christian community at ever level of Islamic society of Pakistan. The false hope or promise of equal rights for Christians of Pakistan and the ignorance and willful silence of the Government of Islamic Republic
Members of a South Korean non-governmental organisation, called the Institute of Asian Culture & Development, had prepared for a 'peace festival' set for this weekend.
A member of the Korean group has said that the festival has been cancelled at the request of the Afghan government, Agence France-
KUPANG, East Nusa Tenggara: A villager has found two grenades near a church, some 200 meters from the East Nusa Tenggara Police dormitory in Kupang on Saturday.
The grenades, wrapped in a plastic bag, were found near villager Agus Djami`s house in Naikoten I subdistrict, near the WHAT CHURCH.
COLOMBO (AFP) â€“August 7, 2006. The bodies of 16 slain aid workers were found in Sri Lanka as new fighting between security forces and Tamil Tiger rebels dashed hope of an immediate end to the violence in the troubled nation.
The Tigers said meanwhile that at least 15 more civilians were killed
Here is one reported incident of hate among millions un-reported:
A Christian stone mason in Pakistan was violently beaten just outside the city of Lahore
after drinking from a public water glass. On Tuesday, June 6, Nasir Ashraf was working on a school construction site when he got thirsty, dre
The God People Fellowship Pakistan urges to the global Christians community to Pray for the Salvation and Peace of Jerusalem, Asharf P Butt
Karachi: August 4, 2006. Whole provinces of Islamic Pakistan vents fury against Israel, many Muslim organizations staged anti â€“ Israel demos in Qutta and Punjab. The Sec General of God's People fellowship of Pakistan (GPFP) A- Pro- Israeli Christian only organization in Pakistan, Mr. Asharf P. But
Among those present were the families of eight men who were martyred for their lives and Christian witness. A wave of emotion filled the hall as the organizers with crowns honoured the eight widows present, symbolizing the crown of honour that their husbands had received from the Lord (Rev. 6) for t
Iran: August 2, 2006. An Iranian man who with his wife chose a Christian name for their newborn son has been arrested and imprisoned by Muslims on allegations of apostasy.
Issa Motamadi, whose son became known to authorities seven months ago, faces a trial before a national Revolutionary Tribunal,
Three Christian sisters Najma 20, Bushra 16 and Asiyaa 15 abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Lahore;
Bushra and Asiyaa are teenagers and need parent or guardian according to law to execute any legal document but Islamic law very openly permits to convert them and give them to marriage to any man of even 70, if these minors have experienced monthly periods.
Christian girl Najma among abducted siste
SHANGHAI: July 29, 2006. Four leaders in China`s underground Protestant church were sentenced to two-year terms in a labor camp, a church monitoring group said Friday.
The four were sentenced to "reeducation through labor" on Tuesday, nearly one month after they were detained at a police station i
A Christian boy in love with Muslim girl in Pakistan: Converts to Islam and marries but loses Christianity and wife.
According to Islamic laws, which exists parallel to judicial system, declare death sentence for those who denounce Islam and convert to any other religion. Its also surprising to note that enforced conversion of Christian women after abduction by Muslims is at rise after implementation of Islamic la
The amendment to the law stipulates that 'prospective converts' and religious priests must notify a district magistrate of the intent to change religion one month before a conversion 'ceremony'. According to reports, the law was passed without a debate, despite uproar from opposition Congress Party
Joint petition containing more than 100,000 signatures highlights plight of jailed Christians in Eritrea
110,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Eritrean authorities to free Christians imprisoned for their faith.
Around 1800 Christians have been jailed without trial in Eritrea as a result of their religious affiliations. Many face severe mistreatment for refusing to sign statements denou
Osama bin Laden`s deputy issued a worldwide call today for Muslims to rise up in holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza, until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq".
Ayman al-Zawahiri warned that al-Qaida would not stand "idly by, humiliated", as Israeli "shells burn our brot
Andranik Teymourian, a 23-year-old midfielder, received 31.3 per cent of votes in the online contest, organized by Gristelijk, a group of Protestant and Roman Catholic teachers and lecturers, out of a shortlist of 11 leading Christian soccer players.
"We selected only players who have chosen to be
Lebanon; July 18, 2006. The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah has forced mssionaries out of Lebanon.
Operation Mobilization has work in both Lebanon and Israel. According to OM`s Lane Powell, "Most of the team in Lebanon left (Monday) and the few who are staying will make day-by-day decisions
Mr. Bhatti said that religious minorities are not safe in Pakistan and Allama Rashid Turabi is victim of government seeded Wahabi terror organizations in Pakistan.
Dr. Bhatti said that I personally knew Allama who was peace lover and dedicated leader and his death news is end of peace in Pakistan a
Pakistani Christians strongly condemn terroristâ€™s attack on Mumbai trains. PCC sends condolence messages to PM Manmohan Singh and L K Advani
He said " Pakistani Christian in Pakistan and around the world share the grief of Indian people and extend their condolences to families of victims of this terror act"
Mr. Bhatti said " its call of time that peaceful nations may join hands with USA to fight terrorism around the world to end this cu
MUMBAI (AFP) - The well-coordinated bomb attacks on Mumbai rail network that left 183 dead bore the hallmarks of Islamic militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, a senior officer said.
Police, however, said they were awaiting test results from evidence at the scene of the blasts including several commonly-
Dr D'Souza was speaking in the United States on a panel moderated by Nina Shea, Vice Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, titled "A Look around the World." He outlined the challenges facing minority religions in India in the light of rising Hindu extremism. Highlighting the
Saying there were certain things to which the Church must just say "No", the pope said the family based on heterosexual marriage was "a unique institution in God`s plan".
The 79-year-old pope received a tumultuous welcome in this coastal city, where he will spend little more than 24 hours to close
Terming `honour killing` as an act of barbarism, the Supreme Court of India has ordered police across the country to take stern action against those resorting to violence against boys above 21 and girls above 18 who enter into inter-caste or inter-religious marriages.
`We sometimes hear of `honour
In a press release issued by GCIC, it is stated that Hindu radicals under the guise of Parivar abducted four nuns for alleged conversion and religious preaching on 25th June. The sisters were dragged and beaten up by the Hindu radicals before detaining by police in Alipira Police Station.
I am encouraged that I am not alone in my decision to "Surrender my Pakistani Nationality". Fifty Five percent of Pakistani Christian citizens have decided to denounce their Pakistani citizenship on 11th of August 2006. On August the 10th 2006, I shall apply for an "Identity Card" for a "None Pakist
By rights, the Pakistani Christians Asif Masih and Amjad Masih should be celebrating. Released from prison last month after their life sentences for blasphemy were overturned by Pakistan supreme court, they are enjoying their first taste of freedom for seven years. But in the increasingly fundamenta
He said that we pray for Asif Mall, Clare Mall, Arif Mall, Mr. Caleb and Abigail that Lord may comfort them to bear loss by this death.
In message to Mr. Asif Mall in UK, Nazir Bhatti said that we are with you in these moments of grief and sorrow. The Christians in Pakistan and abroad are praying f
The police officers with Abdul Sataar were also attacked and injured by knife but failed to safe Abdul Sataar.
All this horrifying drama took place before Mazafer Garh Court District Multan.
According to information, Abdul Sataar was detained in police custody under offence blasphemy law. He was
New Delhi, June 19 (PTI): National Commission for Minorities (NCM) member Harcharan Singh Josh, who conducted an investigation into allegations of harassment of Christians in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, today said his probe revealed that administration in the two BJP-ruled states has "failed" t
The temple was recently demolished after officials of the Evacuee Property Trust Board (EPTB), the government body maintaining properties of minorities, specially Hindus and Sikhs, reportedly concealed facts from the board chairman about the nature of the
building, daily `Dawn` reported on Tuesday.
The 65,000 Christians have only one church at their disposal. Christians in the state administration or in private companies must sign so-called "Norms and Rules for Religious Practice". The document places restrictions on a Christian's religious life and social position; Christians are not to recei
BHOPAL (India), June 15: The temerity of the Hindutv forces in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to subjugate Christians and instill a fear of terror in them was on parade once again in Jabalpur, a major town of the state, today.
The incident occurred while a two-member team of the Nation
The Finance Minister of Pakistan has announced the budget of Pakistan for the financial year of 2006-2007 on 5th June 2006 and an excise duty has been imposed on the Liquor (Sharab) in the Budget.
J Salik have pleaded that as this is Islamic Republic of Pakistan, where are the Muslims in Majority
â€œWorst of Bonded Laborâ€ Bashir Masih kidnapped and tortured by a sports factory owner in Sialkot.
Bashir Masih writes to Pakistan Christian Post from Sialkot; The story of worst bonded labor in his own words:
I, Babir Masih resident of Lal Kurti, Sialkot, Pakistan working as football material cutter in Messer Umar Sardar factory in Sialkot Pakistan sports goods exporters.
I am working since la
Officials in the country said the move was to make way for local Chinese films to be shown during the peak summer viewing period.
But others say the ban may have been implemented because of the religious content of the film.
The film, starring Tom Hanks, has already been banned in Fiji, Pakistan
In letter to Amnesty it is stressed "Life of Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Bishop T Nasir is in danger and he is dragged in to a web of Conspiracy by fanatic group of Mullahs"
It is argued that Bishop Nasir was only Christian leader in Pakistan to answer Mullahs on questions raised against Christianity,
in a statement has alleged that a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Dal Singh Solanki instigated the miscreants for the attack and rape. She said Solanki was repeatedly threatening Christians of falsely implicating on conversion attempts.
Ms Iyengar said that the attack on the church and
Blasphemy accused Amjad Masih and Asif Masih acquitted by SC after serving 8 years of life sentence.
Both of Christian were confined in Central Jail Faisal Abad for life imprisonment ordered by trial court Faisal Abad.
Background of case
Local police on trivial matter of quarrel arrested Amjad and Asif about 8 years ago. When they detained in police station there some Muslim men were also detain
Oppressed people of Nagaland appeal US support for peaceful resolution to their bid for freedom from India.
Washington, DC: May 25, 2006. The Citizens of the People's Republic of Nagalim ( Known as Nagaland for people of sub-continent), a remote country of 4 million people has been subjugated by India for more than 50 years and has seen over 300,000 of its people brutally tortured and killed, according to
Blasphemy can carry the death sentence in Pakistan although no-one has ever been executed for the crime.
"He was sending blasphemous messages to Muslims and was causing panic," Karachi police chief Niaz Ahmed Siddiqui told news agency Reuters.
"He says he did this as he was upset with attacks on
Bishop T Nasir fears life threat in a letter to President, PM, CJSC and CJ Sindh High Court. PCP Report
The Christians in Pakistan are surprised on this lawsuit and expressing grave concern. They are forced to think that this lawsuit is religious harassment, persecution and religious discrimination through honorable courts now.
PCP talked to prominent Christian social and political leaders who are o
Pakistani Christian in west shall denounce Pakistani Citizenship on August 11,2006. PCP exclusive report
The decision by Bishop T Nasir to denounce Pakistani citizenship on August 11, 2006 when he goes before the Judge in Karachi to defend himself in a Civil Suit filed by Mullah Sitar has caused panic among Pakistani Christian settled in Europe and North America.
In hundreds of mails to PCP, The Pakis
The 79-year-old German Pope celebrated an open air mass for more than 300,000 people -- less than the 1 million expected -- in a rainy Warsaw square at the start of the second of four days of pilgrimage in the footsteps of John Paul.
As the crowd huddled under umbrellas, Benedict recalled that it w
Authorities in Nagaland, in the country`s restive north-east, said the ban had been imposed because of the "immense publicity" for the book generated by the film of the same name.
"The book is an affront on the Christian faith. Christians have been severely hurt," Imkong L Imchen, Nagaland`s educat
The joint demonstration by Christian and Hindus in Hyderabad to support JUD was not organized by any high profiled Christian or Hindu organization nor it attracted large number of protestor but still it left a question mark that Why minorities have been used in this issue?
The Pakistani Christian m
"This is not just a sentimental journey, but a journey of faith," he added in his opening remarks.
"I am happy to be here, among you, on the soil of the Polish republic. I so wanted to visit the country of my beloved predecessor, the servant of God John Paul II, and to be here, among his compatriot
Save Gordon College property from Muslim League land mafia leaders of Punjab Government. Professor Salamat Akhtar
the participants vehemently condemned the highhandedness going on against the Christian Community residing in Gordon College Rawalpindi at the hands of some Provincial Muslim Leagui Ministers headed by Muhammad Basharat Raja the Law Minister of Punjab.
The speakers told the high officials that the
He said that Bishop T. Nasir is religious leader of Pakistani Christians and his honor and safety is precious to his followers who shall also never bear any attempt of Muslims to create obstacles and hinder his evangelical work in Pakistan.
Mr. Bhatti said that Bishop Nasir is principal of century
Karachi: May 16. A Pro- Israeli Ministry in Islamic Republic of Pakistan, God's people fellowship of Pakistan (GPFP) observed Israel day The activists of GPFP gathered in front of Karachi Press Club and chanted slogans to support Israel-Pakistan diplomatic relations.
Ashraf P Butt, advocate, who is
with the Bishop twice in year 2005, he has found refuge in Sindh High Court Karachi. In Summons sent by the Assistant Registrar Sindh High Court Karachi, Bishop Timotheus Nasir has been ordered to appear before the Honorable Court on 11th August 2006 at 9 AM to give an answer of the Civ
Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) â€“ A group of Christian dissidents are set to meet US President George W. Bush today at the White House to discuss freedom of religion in China.
One member of the group, which is very critical about Beijing's control over religions, is Yu Jie, a Beijing-based writer an
â€˜Da Vinci Codeâ€™ Now a Tool to Win Christian Converts, Some churches think book and new film are offering a perfect chance for Bible lessons. By Stephanie Simon
LITTLETON, Colo. --- Evangelical churches across the nation are launching an aggressive effort to save souls by talking about a fictional murder mystery that many regard as blasphemous.
Pastors are setting out doughnuts and sandwiches and inviting non-Christians to come discuss "The Da Vinci Code"
The news of murder case registered against him is shameful within itself for the entire Christian world. It is baseless to swing the responsibility of the shooting or the murder on anybody whosoever as the failure in discharging pastoral responsibilities on the part Bishop Azraiah is evident from th
Rosaline Gilbert, 34, died 23 days into the 40-day fast. A post mortem examination has failed to establish the cause of death, and further tests are being carried out.
Miss Gilbert, a catering worker, of Hackney, east London, had apparently decided to emulate Christ`s 40 days and 40 nights of starv
Christian Solidarity Worldwide today issued the following response to the European Union's statement yesterday on the escalating crisis in Karen State, Burma:
"Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) welcomes the statement issued by the European Union yesterday in response to the current emergency in
The mission of The Government of Balochistan (GOB) in Exile is to liberate Balochistan from colonizers occupation of Iran and Pakistan. An exclusive interview with Mir Azad Khan Baloch
based in Jerusalem, Israel. The news of declaration of Government of Balochistan in Exile on April18, 2006, was read with enthusiasm by our readers, which led us to furnish details about GOB in Exile.
We wish to acknowledge nationalist and democratic behavior of great Baloch nation when JWP led by
according to information in said website which also confirms that it is smallest diocese in Church of Pakistan.
In this fictitious mail, it is urged not to trust in e mails of Church of Pakistan News service and without mentioning name of Pakistan Christian Post, PCP is attacked by remarks as " in
The Vatican also excommunicated the two bishops who ordained them. Church law requires excommunication for any such ordination without Vatican consent.
In a statement reacting of ordinations of this week, Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls cited Article 1382 of the Catholic Church canon law. T
The Chinese Church does not recognize Vatican power to appoint bishops, causing tensions between the two sides.
On Tuesday the head of Hong Kong Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Joseph Zen, said the Vatican should halt talks with China over the issue.
Relations between Beijing and the Holy See be
BEIJING --- For decades, Zhang Rongliang roamed across China, an energetic Christian preacher setting up one of the largest networks of Protestant churches operating outside state control.
But for the past 16 months, authorities have shunted Zhang among detention centers, looking for a court to co
On 26th April two bullets had hit Mrs. Khalida Gill, who was attacked by the armed men of Bishop Samuel Azraiah at her residence and had to go a major surgery but could not survive, in her statement before death she had nominated Bishop Azraiah and his men for attempt on her life, which was later en
The Bishop Conference of Pakistan exposed on Islamic laws when settled disputes under â€œcompensation lawâ€ and now Azraiah murder case
Raiwind: The First Information Report (FIR) No. 152/2006 registered on 26th April 2006 at Raiwind City Police Station u/s 324 and 109 PPC (Pakistan Penal Code) against Bishop Samuel Robert Azraiah and his men for attempt to kill Mrs. Khalida Nathaniel w/o Dr. Raja Nathaniel Gill was modified by the
PCC and PCP strongly condemn hate material against Pakistan Christian Post published by one Muslim Pakistani Urdu Newspapers from New York.
Nazir Bhatti said " Threats can not stop me to raise voice for Christians. I am born Christian and have always defended my faith without fear in Pakistan and abroad and never bargained on principals"
He added that Pakistan Christian Post is an independent news media and has published Christian and
Bishop Azriah charged in firing to kill Mrs. Khalida Gill on enquiring diocese fund frauds.By PCP Bureau Chief K. Soomro
Raiwind: The First Information Report FIR bearing no. 152/2006 was registered at Raiwind City Police Station here on Wednesday, 26th April 2006 for attempt to murder Mrs. Khalida Gill wife of Dr. Raja Nathaniel Gill in the Diocese of Raiwind, Church of Pakistan .
The case was registered against Bi
Kasur; April 22, 2006. Naseem Bibi was released from jail today after surety bonds of 50,000 Rupees. She was arrested on March 3, 2006, under section 295 B & C PPC on fundamental Muslims accusations that she has desecrated poster flyer of " Khana Qaba"
After her release, talking with Sohail John
The Muslim protestors against cartoons of Prophet Mohammad being published in western press were burning flag of Norway with Holy Cross in city of Kasur, in March 2006, during wave of widespread protests in Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Naseem Bibi was only one who protested against desecration o
We demand protection of Dr. Adil Ghouri being threatened to kill by influential Muslims in Sialkot. Nazir Bhatti
Bhatti said " Dr. Adil Ghouri is prominent leader of Christian community of Sialkot and his services being President of Christian Student Federation and later as leader of Pakistan Christian Congress are landmark and threats of life to him have created anger among Christians in Pakistan and abroad"
Sialkot: April 20,2006. Dr. Emmanuel Adil Ghouri was attacked in office of Government Primary School Sialkot where he is only Christian teacher and school headmaster.
The Government Primary School Sialkot is under administration of Sialkot District Education Board where majority of students are Mus
The authorities say the detainees will be held for 15 days for questioning. Another 50 people are also under investigation.
At least two people died in fighting between Muslims and Coptic Christians after a Coptic worshipper was stabbed to death in church. Armed men then attacked three Coptic chur
An Uzbek official on Monday accused two Christian denominations of illegal missionary activities in the tightly controlled, predominantly Muslim ex-Soviet republic. Bekhzod Kadyrov, of the State Committee on Religions, alleged in an article posted on the government-run Web site that followers of the
The pseudo nationalists have tried to outrage the modesty of women and used filthy language and threatened the women and children attending the Sunday school/service
The radicals destroyed plastic furniture, organ, Bibles, scripture portions and hymnbooks. They stamped over Holy Bibles to hurt rel
VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Benedict XVI voiced growing concern over necular drive of Iran, the Darfur tragedy and other conflicts in his first Easter message, as Christians worldwide celebrated their faith`s most joyous day.
But comments from several Christian leaders on the celebration of Jesus Ch
The bells of St. Peter`s tolled across Rome as midnight approached to herald in Easter, when the faithful celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion on Good Friday.
At the start of Saturday night lengthy vigil, Benedict entered the darkened basilica in silence, holding in front of hi
Police were searching for three men, one in each attack.
Hundreds of Christians gathered in angry protest outside the Coptic Christian churches, and witnesses said clashes erupted between Christians and Muslims.
Initial police reports said a total of 17 people were injured: 10 at the Saints Church
--- Party Mubarak al Fadil faction --- in Khartoum, Turabi said a Muslim women can marry a Christian or Jew.
Hassan al-TurabiTurabi described the teachings that a Muslim woman should not marry a Christian or Jew as misguided teachings intended to confuse and keep women behind. He explained that the
VATICAN CITY. (AP) Pope Benedict XVI recalled the sacrifice of a cleric slain in Turkey on Thursday as he celebrated a Holy Week Mass dedicated to priests.
In his homily, Benedict read a letter written by the Rev. Andrea Santoro in which the Italian prelate spoke of his willingness to offer his ow
Bail plea rejected of blasphemy accused Christian woman who protested desecration of Holy Cross by Muslim mob protesting on Cartoons in Kasur on March 3.
The family members of Naseem have fled from native home and gone in hiding due to fear of attacks by fundamental Muslim groups. When Sharing Life Ministry Pakistan SLMP team went to meet Naseem Bibi in jail, the administration denied visit.
The SLMP team has issued exclusive statement of her husban
Police have been searching for the intruders since Thursday night, when they torched furniture inside the church in Mian Channu, a town about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Multan, said Sajjad Khan, a local police chief.
Nathaniel Barkat, a priest at the church, said they had asked for police pr
Police said they had no immediate idea who was behind the assault, which took place at around midnight on Thursday in the town of Mian Channu in eastern Punjab province. There were no injuries.
"We have started an investigation into the incident but we think it was designed to create religious unre
Mar. 31 (CWNews.com) - Abdul Rahman arrived in Italy on March 30, flourishing the Islamic court order for his execution on apostasy charges, the AGI news service reports.
Rahman had faced the death penalty on charges of apostasy after converting from Islam to Christianity. He was released when the
A German state leader reportedly said that 41-year-old Abdul Rahman would be welcome to live there, while Italy was due to decide whether to make a similar offer.
But Afghan lawmakers said after a heated two-hour debate in parliament that the Supreme Court`s weekend decision to release Rahman from
The Italian government granted asylum to Rahman after Muslim clerics called for his death.
"I say that we are very glad to be able to welcome someone who has been so courageous," Premier Silvio Berlusconi said.
Afghan lawmakers debated the issue Wednesday and said Rahman should not be allowed to l
Foreign Minister of Italy, Gianfranco Fini said he would ask his government to grant Abdul Rahman asylum. Fini was among the first to speak out on the man`s behalf.
Rahman, 41, was released from the high-security Policharki prison on the outskirts of Kabul late Monday, Afghan Justice Minister Moham
The defendant, Abdul Rahman, was arrested last month after his family went to the police and accused him of becoming a Christian, Judge Ansarullah Mawlavezada told the Associated Press in an interview. Such a conversion would violate the country`s Islamic laws.
Rahman, who is believed to be 41, was
Holy Cross is drawn on floor of Punjab University and hundreds of students walk over it as protest to cartoons of Mohammad
Lahore: March 21, 2006. Pastor Nazir Shad, Chairman, God Love Ministry International lodged strong protest to Chancellor Punjab university when he witnessed drawing of Holy Cross on floor of Institution of Education and Research of Punjab university and hundreds of students walking over Holy Cross
Rajasthan state police officers today arrested the Rev. Dr. Samuel Thomas, president of Emmanuel Mission International (EMI) Hope Givers International and son of Archbishop M.A. Thomas.
The arrest took place in Noida, Uttar Pradesh state. Both Thomas and his father had gone underground after Hindu
Families of GPFP are being harassed and threatened in Pakistan. Ashraf P Butt Advocate. We demand repeal of blasphemy laws. Rt. Rev. Yousaf Naz
Mr. Butt said that government secret agencies are harassing and threatening leaders of GPFP. He said that GPFP leader Rev. Boiz Philip based in Essa Nagri Karachi was questioned by agencies and enquired about funds for campaign to recognize Israel, which is being launched by GPFP. The Government age
PCC condemn arrest of Salim Baloch, Central Vice President of JWP and advisor to Nazir Bhatti in Pakistan.
Nazir Bhatti also condemned oppression on Baloch nation and military action in Balochistan.
Nazir S Bhatti said " Salim Baloch is patriot Pakistani like Nawab Akbar Bughti, President, JWP, who is forced to fled by government operation in Balochistan"
He added, " Government is supposed to dialogue
Out rage at the house of Mr sajan K George , National president of ,Global council of Indian Christians on 6th March
While I was away as a part of an international delegation visiting china. Policemen from Kota, Rajasthan and Karnataka police trespassed into my home in Bangalore . What is most intriguing is that along with the police vehicle there were men in unmarked vehicles and they were also involved in t
Bishop T Nasir expresses anguish and anger of Christian on desecration of Holy Cross in a Letter to President Mushrarraf
Subject: - Desecration of Holy Cross and Anguish & Anger of Christian
With all my respect and loyalty to Pakistan, I wish to bring following few lines to your kind notice for sympathetic consideration and just action
The American bishops had already sent a letter to the diplomat when the events in Sangla Hill took place, but they never received a reply.
Orlando (AsiaNews) â€“ The US bishops have launched a strong and direct protest to Islamabad against the latest attacks against churches in Pakistan and they ha
her for doing shit on the picture of "Khana kahba" the Holy Temple of Muslims in Saudi Arabia where Muslims perform Hajj rituals and throw it in the street. Some Muslim people caught her from her house and started beating her meanwhile someone made a phone call to emergency police. Police came and a
Incidents include attacks on and the burning of at least four churches and attacks on the places of worship and educational institutions of other religions, which were all committed by individuals or mobs across Pakistan. Several Interior Ministry officials told Daily Times that the government had n
Nazir Bhatti urges President Bush in a letter to press upon Pakistan Government to repeal blasphemy laws, revival of Separate Electorate and Minority Commission during his meeting with President Musharraf.
I, the undersigned, Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, Founder President of Pakistan Christian Congress, and Editor, Pakistan Christian Post wish to pay homage and gratitude on your noble cause to raise dignity of human being on globe through democracy. It is submitted that Christians life and property is not safe
Addressing joint news conference at Diocese Church Hyderabad Bishop Max Rodriquez, Bishop of Catholic Diocese and Bishop Rafiq Masih Diocese of Hyderabad Church of Pakistan said that in their position as religious leaders of Christians, they state that the Christians living in Pakistan were loyal t
Christian mobs, seeking revenge for the killings of Christians in the north of the country, cut down Muslims with cutlasses, destroyed their homes and torched mosques in two days of violence in Onitsha, where at least 85 people have died.
"We are happy this thing is happening so that the north wil
Rioting broke out in the lawless trading town on the banks of the Niger River yesterday when members of the Igbo tribe launched revenge attacks in response to an earlier massacre of Christians in the north of the country.
Nineteen corpses were seen scattered by the side of the main road into the ci
Twelve of the 15 men are younger than 80 and thus eligible to vote in a conclave to select Benedict`s successor.
One of the key new cardinals is Hong Kong Bishop Joseph Zen. Benedict has been reaching out to China and the elevation of Zen, who has been outspoken in the need for religious rights of
HYDERABAD: Rangers was called in Sukkur city of upper Sindh in Pakistan where tense situation prevailed after angry mob clashed with police hurled stones on police station, its mobile van and set two Churches on fire on Sunday evening. The trouble started earlier on the day when some people reported
About 400 people attacked and damaged the churches, one of them in a convent school, in the city on Sunday. "We have arrested 23 people on charges of attacking the churches and have registered cases against them," said local police chief Akbar Arain on Monday.
"All these people were arrested last
A Nayyar, a prominent Christian singer robbed, beaten and forced to recite Kalima by Muslim robbers.
Nayyar was walking to his house in Canal Park near Punjab chief ministers house after recording songs at 2am on February 16 night, after he was dropped by a friend on the main road.
It was then that five or six unidentified young men, some of them wearing bandannas, stopped him, stole his money an
One of such incident happened in Nusrat Colony Sukkur and christians are in Danger. We need your prayers .The Muslim mob set on fire two Churches and Christian school. St. friar and St. Mary Church damaged of fire and Muslim neighbors beat Christian's. It all happens in presence of local police. We
According to New Age (Dhaka) of February 18, 2006, "Tens of thousands of people staged demonstrations in the capital city and elsewhere in the country on Friday against the publication of a series of cartoons on the prophet Muhammad (SM) in some European newspapers. In Rajbari, some 110 kilometers w
In Peshawar, the mob cardinally targeted foreign firms but its furious reaction also took a heavy toll of local businesses.
Responding to the call of Tahufaz-e-Namoos-e-Rasalat (protection of reverence of the Prophet Muhammad) thousands of people ransacked shops and businesses.
Police had to reso
reportedly caught fire after protesters hurled firecrackers on the assembly's building. Two protesters were killed when fire was opened at them. Over 100 people were injured during the protests however; none of them sustained critical injuries.
Some 2000 people staged a sit-in near provincial assem
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad questions Holocaust and existence of Israel but why not partition of India and existence of Pakistan. Nazir S Bhatti
He said that comments like" Israel to be wiped off map" and " holocaust is myth and propaganda of west in formation of Israel" clarify that President of Iran is not fully aware of historical facts.
Mr. Bhatti said " Israel is promised land to Jews from God and they belong to this land from centurie
2 killed and over 100 injured during violent protests called by religious parties to condemn cartoons of Prophet Mohammad. By Sheraz Khan
, the protests turned violent as a portion of Punjab assembly reportedly caught fire after protesters hurled firecrackers on the assembly's building.
Two protesters were killed when fire was opened at them. Over 100 people were injured during the protests however; none of them sustained critical i
and asked them to play their role for ending cold war among civilizations. He was addressing news conference at press club here on Sunday. He said that the Christian community was loyal to country as they were born on this land. He said the Christians
had voted for creation of Pakistan and given tr
Religious parties demand Pakistan government to recall envoys from Denmark, France and Germany on publication of satirical cartoons and announces protest rallies on March 3. By Sheraz Khan
ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Christian Post): Pakistan which has so far seen relatively restrained and measured response in the wake of publication of blasphemous drawings of the Prophet Muhammad may witness a series of protest rallies and seminars as National consultative meeting titled "Tahaffuz Namoos-i-
Bishop T Nasir demands action from President Musharraf against willful desecration of Holy Cross on Football by Sialkot Football Industry to avenge Danish Newspaper cartoons.
12th February 2006
The General Pervaiz Musharraf,
President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,
Subject:- Desecration of "Holy Cross".
With sense of "solidarity" with our Muslim friends all over the world, anger and anguish over the heinous crime of
If we give them a free market there will be conflicts," Din Syamsuddin, of the 25-million strong Muhammadiyan, told foreign journalists in Jakarta. Over 200 of Indonesia`s 230 million people are Muslim, cohabiting with millions of Christians, Hindus and Buddhists.
Though the country has long been c
It merits mentioning here that despite the leading British media organization BBC's continuous coverage of the Muhammad cartoons' row it (BBC) it has avoided showing the images of Prophet Muhammad neither on its website nor in the video reports.
The US secretary of State Condoleeza Rice alleged Ira
The situation ensuing publishing and republishing of the Prophet Muhammad's cartoons is spiraling out of control. Muslims across the globe have every right to voice their protest in a peaceful manner but the protest rallies that started peacefully turned violent and that is where Muslims started los
* Muslims cut off the heads of three teenaged girls on their way to school in Indonesia. A Christian school. No Muslim outrage.
* Muslims murder teachers trying to teach Muslim children in Iraq. No Muslim outrage.
* Muslims murder over 80 tourists with car bombs outside cafes and hotels
"The priest was shot dead at his church this afternoon but we have no more details at present. An investigation has begun," a police spokesman told Reuters.
Turkish media said police were looking for a young man aged about 17 years old seen fleeing from the church of Santa Maria.
The state Anatoli
Muslims attack Church in Kanwanlit village, Daska sub-district of Sialkot in Punjab province of Pakistan.
The Muslim women were also used in attack who injured Christian women to picture this attack a minor scuffle among Christian-Muslim communities.
The village Kanwanlit is few miles from Daska Town and in vicinity of Daska Saddar Police Station.
The Muslims attacked Kawanlit Church at 10:00 AM and
After transforming Jinnah's Pakistan into an Islamic Republic the Islamists should have done the people of this land another 'favour of banning liquor's brewing, its movement and sale across the country. The ban could have easily been executed by introducing another constitutional amendment, and it
ISLAMABAD (AFP) -President Pervez Musharraf has strongly condemned the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed as hundreds of protesters torched Danish and French flags for a second day.
Senators in the upper house of the country`s parliament also passed a unanimous resolution denou
The Othman Koran is the oldest in the world and lies in an obscure corner of the Uzbek capital, Tashkent.
It lies down a series of dusty lanes, near the grave of a 10th century scholar, Kaffel-Shashi.
The Mufti of Uzbekistan, the country`s highest religious leader, has his offices there, in the courtyard of an old madrassa.
Just across the road stands a non-descript mosque and the equally unremarkab
More than 5,000 police stood guard; their presence meant that protesters, who claimed that female participation was obscene, were unable to upset the race. "We`re so relieved it passed peacefully," said the coordinator, Masood Hasan. "You can`t reason with these people." Mixed-sex races are a flashp
3 Dead Car Bombs Target at Least Four Churches in Baghdad and Kirkuk
BAGHDAD. Jan 29, 2006. Car bombs exploded in a synchronized spree of attacks outside at least four churches in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk Sunday, killing at least three Iraqis and wounding nine, police said. The count
". He told Leeds crown court that the religion was "a dragon, the terrible mortal enemy of all our fundamental values and something which, unchecked, will bring misery and disaster to this country".
But the 46-year-old Cambridge graduate denied that his views were an attack on Muslims or Asians. He
POPE BENEDICT XVI yesterday praised the "ecstasy" of physical love between a man and a woman as a pathway leading to the divine love of God.
In an encyclical charged with the language of eros, or erotic love, the Pope cautioned against the "debasement" of sexual love as a "commodity to be bought a
He has spent nearly 25 years in Italian and Turkish jails but has never revealed why he tried to kill the Pope.
Prosecutors say Agca, 48, must now stay in prison until 18 January 2010, the Anatolia agency reports.
Turkish Justice Minister Cemil Cicek had appealed against his release earlier this
Senate Committee Report on Sangla Hill incident for our readers. Who was present from Christian leadership to bargain on desecration of Churches in meeting with Muslims?
1. In the event of an ethnic clash between the Muslim and the Christian Minority of Sangla Hill, the Muslims, on the morning of 12th of November 2005, set ablaze two Churches and gutted down two Pastors' Houses as well as the school building of St. Anthony's along with the Convent. Consequently, a
Security officials said the Muslims set fire to building materials for the building in Odaysat, near Luxor.
Several members of both communities were reported injured in the subsequent clashes, as well as two policemen.
It is the latest in a series of violent sectarian incidents in Egypt in the p
Military ruler Musharraf`s government was too busy consolidating its own power and violating human rights in pursuit of the US-led "war on terror" to take any action to help women, the US-based organisation said on Wednesday.
"Domestic and international human rights organizations and media drew att
Rourkela, Orissa: Nearly 136 tribals who were converted to Christians were reconverted to Hinduism at a function organised by the local unit of the Viswha Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajarang Dal.
The reconversion ceremony was held at a remote village in Tumbei under Gurundia police station, about
Christians urge government to end operation in Balouchistan and dialogue with Nawab Bughti, Sardar Marri and Sardar Mengal to resolve issues. Nazir Bhatti
He said that Nawab Akbar Bughti have always raised voice for oppressed communities in Pakistan and never bargained on principals and can be counted as milestone in democracy in Pakistan. The use of force against Bughti is conspiracy to end democracy in Pakistan.
Mr. Bhatti said that Balouchistan is
Pope Benedict, abandoning his prepared sermon, compared the wild excesses of the ancient Roman empire to 21st century society and urged people to rediscover their faith.
"In our times we need to say `no` to the largely dominant culture of death," Benedict said during his improvised homily in the fr
A landmark church known as the birthplace of American gospel music has been destroyed in a fire in Chicago.
The 116-year-old Pilgrim Baptist Church in the city`s South Side went up in flames on Friday night.
There were no reports of injuries and the cause of the blaze was not immediately known.
The building, designed by distinguished architects Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler, was built as a synagogu
The accusation of blasphemy against Younas Masih on November 11 enraged local Muslims, and they attacked Christian institutions in the town the next day, burning three churches, two parish houses, a convent, a girls high school and a dispensary. Daily Times has learnt from local sources that the com
Mr Marriott, an accountancy student and gang member, was killed in a park near his home in Brixton, south London, in June 2004.
Three members of a rival gang, known as the Muslim Boys, were cleared in September last year of conspiracy to murder Mr Marriott after the prosecution offered no evidence
PCP congratulates Dr. Sabir Michael to be first Pakistani blind Christian for doctorate in Sociology.
Dr. Sabir Michael is blind Christian youth who always supported Pakistan Christian Post. He wrote articles on welfare of blind Christians and PCP promoted his views and struggle for rights of disabled Christians in Pakistan.
Canadian and Malaysian Professors viewed Dr. Sabir Michael's work and writ
On Christmas Day, a mob of about 30 people accosted members of the King's Revival Church in Alawwa, Kurunegala District, west central Sri Lanka. They threatened the pastor and warned the congregation not to attend the service. They told the pastor not to hold a Christmas service and warned they woul
Message on New Year by Star of Asia, Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector of La Crosse Christ Episcopal Church
your psychiatrist, your plumber and the IRS. May your hair, your teeth, your face lift, your abs and your stocks not fall; may your blood pressure, your triglycerides, your cholesterol, your white blood cell count and your mortgage interest not rise....May we live in a world at peace and with the a
Regardless of whether its first scribes were touched by a divine hand as Christians believe, the Bible`s evolution from ancient Hebrew text to the English language is a rich lesson in the history of civilizations, origins of the written word and the revolution of printing.
The tale is recounte
Sangla Hill incident: Hunger strike held to protest â€˜govt inactionâ€™ and Missionary organisations announce protest on January 7
LAHORE: Demonstrators held a hunger strike in front of the Lahore Press Club on Sunday to protest the government's inaction in the Sangla Hill incident.
Missionary organisations have also announced a protest on January 7 in Lahore, if the issue is not resolved by that time.
Lahore Archbishop Lawre
On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.