The pontiff's message was broadcast as the "Thought for the Day" on Radio 4's "Today" program, the BBC said.
Benedict recalled his recent British visit with "great fondness" and said: "I am glad to have the opportunity to greet you again, and indeed to greet listeners everywhere as we prepare to ce
The pontiff's message was broadcast as the "Thought for the Day" on Radio 4's "Today" program, the BBC said.
The JUI(F), JI and other Islamic parties have already announced a countrywide shutter down strike and rallies to protect blasphemy law and warn government to present any revision in law, which was expected after Sherry Rehman,s private bill in national assembly of Pakistan
The Islamic political and
but hijacked Pakistan by radical Muslim and undercover socialist Zulifiqar Ali Bhutto, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party PPP who changed ideology of Pakistan and turned it into Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1973. He said that ZA Bhutto and his PPP set foundation of religious apartheid with 4th Amend
The Christians protested in front of Pakistan Consulate in New York in chilled weather here this morning from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon for immediate release of Asia Bibi and presented Memorandum to Counsel General. The protestors later rallied in front of United Nations Offices from 1;30 PM to 2:30 PM
at 10.00 AM, on December 10, 2010, for immediate release of Asia Bibi and repeal of blasphemy law.
The death sentence to Christian mother of five Asia Bibi have sparked anger in Pakistani Christian Diaspora in United States and different organizations are contacting their area Congressman and Senat
The 26 Iraqi Christians, led by Father Giorgio Jahola, attended the Pope’s Wednesday General Audience Dec. 1. The group spoke later spoke with the Pontiff and met with Archbishop Fernando Filoni, the substitute for the General Affairs of the Secretariat of State and former papal nuncio to Iraq.
Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five, was sentenced to death by ADSJ of Nankana on accusation of blasphemy filed in Saddar Police Station on complain of local mosque Imam of village Ittanwali.
In his petition, Dr, Nazir Bhatti have invited attention of Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of United
The interim orders were issued by Chief Justice LHC Khawaja Mohammad Sharif on a petition pleaded by Allah Bukhsh Advocate praying to stall any may be attempt of pardon to one Christian woman sentenced to death on defiling name of Prophet Mohammad by ADSJ of Nankana Sahib.
The petitioner Shahid Iq
Receiving the new Ambassador to the Holy See from Japan, Yamaguchi Hidekazu, the Pope praised the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ for its regional role as a promoter of peace and democracy and its efforts to end the threat of nuclear arms.
He said "Since its entry in the organization of the United Nations
Meanwhile, the Muslims gathered outside Sheikhupura District Jail on rumors that Asia Bibi is pardoned and going to be released. The lawyers of Sheikhupura District and Nankana Districts boycotted courts today against pardon to Asia Bibi, who was handed over Death Sentence by District and Session Ju
The law, which carries the death penalty for insulting Islam or its Prophet Mohammad, has come under the spotlight this month after a court sentenced a Christian mother of four, Asia Bibi, to death in a case stemming from a village dispute.
Widespread media attention on the case has led to renewed
The pontiff said the mother of five should "be given back her freedom", during the weekly general address in St Peter's Square, a Vatican statement said.
"I feel close to Asia Bibi and her family and I ask that she be released as soon as possible," he said.
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on handing over death sentence to Christian women Asia Bibi on accusations of blasphemy by a court in Punjab province of Pakistan.
PCC and PCA will also present a memorandum to Secretary General of UN to intervene and press upon government of Pakistan to immediately release Asia Bibi and to repeal
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman arrested under blasphemy law in 2009, and sentenced to death by District and Session Judge on November 7, 2010, have spread wave of anger and fear among 20 million Pakistani Christian.
Nazir Bhatti said “Arrest and conviction of Asia Bibi is worst shape of Interfaith di
and to shift it to provinces under devolution process in light of 18th Amendment.
The Federal Minority Ministry was part of Religious Affair Ministry in Federation of Pakistan since 1947, independence of Pakistan, established as “Ministry of Religious and Minority Affair” but in 1985, Minority Affa
“I say clearly and now-- the Christian people should leave their beloved land of our ancestors and escape the premeditated ethnic cleansing,” said Archbishop Athanasios Dawood, one week after a massacre at the Syrian Catholic cathedral in Baghdad. “This is better than having them killed one by one.”
Moments after landing in Spain's holiest city Santiago de Compostela, he recalled that Pope John Paul II had exhorted Europe from the same city to "give new impulse to its Christian roots".
"I too wish to encourage Spain and Europe to build their present and to project their future on the basis of
About 100 people who assembled inside Our Lady of Salvation Church for an evening Mass on Sunday were held hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants demanding the release of all al-Qaeda prisoners in Iraq and Egypt, including two Muslim women.
Iraqi security forces surrounded the Cathedral and U.S. mili
Vatican Radio cited Croatia's Catholic news agency IKA , which reported that the announcement came after a meeting between Croatia's president Ivo Josipovic and Cardinal Bozanic, the current archbishop of Zagreb.
A commission to decide on the particulars of the trip will be comprised of Church and
Holy father said “ hearts may open to Christian welcome and to the effort to increase in the world justice and charity, pillars on which to build an authentic and lasting peace”
“As I have loved you, so you also should love one another” (Jn 13:34) Pope quoted Holy Bible
Pope Benedict said “This pr
The APCAC leaders Professor Salamat Akhtar, Robinson Asghar, Akram Waqar Gill, Pastor Sardar Masih, Justin Javed Bachan and Pastor Samson Bhatti expressed grave concern on occupation of Church while addressing a press conference here today in Rawalpindi Press Club
“Protect our Church properties un
Muslim armed culprits desecrated Holy Bibles and threw away Hymn Books along with household utensils of Pastor in charge in premises on main road with support of area police to take control of Church property.
There was such attack on Gordon College Chapel in year 2009, but same was foiled by Chri
by her poor parents indicates their no-confidence in Judiciary and administration of Pakistan.
Lubna Masih was kidnapped on September 27, 2009, by five Muslims who gang raped and murdered her in city of Rawalpindi which is known as Twin Capital city of Islamabad.
The Pakistan Muslim League (N) le
Monsignor Luigi Padovese, the Vatican's apostolic vicar in Anatolia, was stabbed to death by his driver outside his home in Iskenderun on June 3, a day before he was to leave for Cyprus to meet Pope Benedict XVI.
The slaying shocked the Turkish church and cast a cloud over Benedict's visit. It was
This alleged heinous offence happened in Chak Jhumra, a village about 35 kilometers from Faisalabad, Punjab Province, in the month of April 2010. On 2nd October 2010, a case under section 376 of Pakistan Panel Code was registered against rapist, Muhammad Javed, with police station Sahianwala, Distri
Kidnapping and to force innocent girls in sex trade is run by organized Muslim mafia in Islamic Republic of Pakistan where Sharia Law is enforced from decades and prohibits prostitution. The organs of Prostitution Mafia in police and administration protect sex trade and if raids are conducted and ar
Mr. Peter Jacob press releases to media outlets in Western Countries: “This person is issuing baseless information’s statements on behalf of NCJP, to damage cause of millions of Pakistani Christians”
Peter Jacob visited USA in 2009, and met with some organization regarding Education Policy of Pakis
The Islamists have threatened Edwin Paul, an attorney and evangelist to leave the city within 24 hours unless to face consequences on taking case of loan to administration of Mehboob Masih who was under pressure from Muslim money lender to pay amount with compound interest.
The Islamists broke in h
Meeting at the Papal Residence in Castel Gandolfo, the Holy Father spoke to the Brazilian bishops about the importance of confession in the life of a Christian.
Pope Benedict reminded the bishops that Jesus came to save not those who have liberated themselves by thinking they do not need Him, but t
during the 15th Session of the Human Rights Council which commenced on 13th Sep till 1st October 2010. The demonstration will continue till the end of the session till 1st October 2010. EOPM will focus during the demonstration on atrocities against minorities in Pakistan. The plight of Christians, S
The police registered FIR number 676/10 against unidentified culprits and assured Pastor in charge of Nasri Church to arrest culprits at an earliest.
The wave of fear and anger spread among Christian in Karachi as news of attack on Church was heard in Sunday services in different Churches of other
Calling it "the source of the Church's life," he explained that the Church continues to share in the passion through the Eucharist and to be unified to Him through suffering and priestly dedication.
The Pope's homily on Saturday morning focused on the name of the cathedral where he was celebrating
Dr. Imran Farooq was among founder members of Muttahida Quami Movement MQM and serving as Coordinator of MQM Coordination Committee from International Secretariat of MQM based in London.
Dr. Imran Farooq was stabbed to death in front of his London home in evening of September 16, 2010, where he was
Federal Minister for Minorities is not representatives of 20 million Pakistani Christians because they never elected him by their votes but a tool of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party PPP which selected him as Member National Assembly and then imposed him on religious communities as Federal Minister for
The JUI activists were also protesting on same day in city of Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pukhtunkhawa against burning of Quran in USA on September 11, 2010.
The building of Lutheran Church was totally destroyed by the bomb blast and injured two security officials on duty at Church.
There were no
when Pastor Terry have already called off his “International Burn a Koran Day”
There was widespread fear among Pakistani Christians when Dove World Outreach Center, Florida Pastor vowed to burn 200 hundred copies of Holy Koran;
The Bishops Conference of Pakistan, NCJP, Bishops of Church of Pakista
planned near ground zero in New York. In Afghanistan, at least 11 people were injured Friday in protests.
Police in the northern province of Badakhshan say several hundred demonstrators ran toward a NATO compound where four attackers and five police were injured in clashes. Protesters also burned a
“International Burn a Koran Day” on September 11, 2010, because religious minorities in Islamic countries will face its backlash.
The situation of religious freedom is already in severe danger in Islamic states where Islamic fundamental elements are attacking Churches, burning holy Bibles, destroyi
after accusing Waris Masih alias Bhaloo Pehlwan s/o Diwan Masih of blasphemy.
Waris Masih is a famous wrestler and living from decades in Rajkot with his family in inherited home of his father. He had some argument with one Muslim living in his neighborhood in July 20.2010, which ended in compromis
from Muslim flood relief organization or Government relief fund managed by district administrations after 11 days lying under open sky in heat of summer.
According to BoseNews, about 15,0000 to 2,00000 Christians were displaced due to flooding from District Layyiah, Muzafargarh and Dera Ghazi Khan
“Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us so that all people will be persuaded that in this world we must help each other as brothers to build the civilization of love.
Those were Pope Benedict XVI’s words to the faithful, on Sunday, before reciting the Angelus prayer in the Courtyard of the Papal Summer
Ecumenical Commission, CCBI has send letters to all its regional, diocesan secretaries and heads of various denominations and ecclesial communities to celebrate the last Sunday as the Christian Martyrs’ Day. Commission in its Annual meeting, (11-13 January 2009), held at Jhansi had endorsed the prop
The recent floods have escalated some of the problems, thousands have lost their lives, millions have been displaced, crops of cotton, rice, sugarcane and tobacco, worth of billions rupees, have been destroyed, and many cities and villages have been washed out. Although the natural disasters are bey
The protest of “Black Day“ was organized by Pakistani Christian Association in North America PCA, Pakistan Christian Congress PCC and The Peace Worldwide which was attended by congregates of different denominations of Pakistani Churches.
The protestors hoisted play cards with slogans to end persecu
The statement described the American pastor’s proposal as an activity of fringe lunatics and a violation of religious freedom and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
“We strongly condemn the provocation of Pastors Terry and Sylvia Jones and urge the president of the United States of America
August 12, 2010, to mark “Black Day” on rising violence against Christians in Pakistan.
The government of Pakistan have declared August 11, as “Minority Day” in Pakistan but Christians in Pakistan and Pakistani Christian Diaspora have rejected it as Minority Day and decided to observe it as “Black
when a Commissionor of United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and more than one dozen leaders of International Human Right Organizations were here to speak on rights of Pakistani Christians.
Pakistan should repeal its 'Blasphemy law' as its provisions were being misused against
“How we can celebrate Minority Day in Pakistan when our innocent brothers are being killed by Islamic militants and our women are being gang raped and enforcedly converted to Islam” said Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, when speaking in Conference organized by Pakistan Christian Congress PCC here today at Reeves
To condemn murder of Christian Brothers in Faisalabad, to observe first anniversary of the horrific killings of Christians in Gora Town, Punjab, Pakistan and to protest the continued plight of the lovers of Jesus there, the Pakistan Christian Congress PCC, under chairmanship of Dr. Nazir S Bhatti,
Courts where they were brought for hearing in alleged blasphemy on July 19, 2010.
Mr. William Shahzad, Chairman PCA, Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of PCA, Mr. Babar Khokhar, Secretary General PCA and Mr. James Gill, Director PCA in a joint statement issued here today have expressed grief and condol
in broad daylight in district courts when they were coming out of court room after hearing on accusation of blasphemy were performed here today in local graveyard of Faisalabad among grieving family members and friends.
Yesterday, the incident was followed by violent protests all over the city. The
There were rumors and reports on July 18, 2010, that both of Christian brothers are free to go home from Civil Lines Police Station Faisalabad where they were detained on July 4, 2010, under blasphemy charges on complaint of one Muslim businessman of Railway Bazar because police told friends of Rash
suspected of raping a nursing student, while Judicial Magistrate South Abdul Qadir remanded him into the custody of police until July 20.
The accused Dr Abdul Jabbar Memon was allegedly involved in a rape case of a third-year student Magdalene Ashraf at the JPMC and was booked at the Saddar police
Mohammad Jabbar Memon who raped Christian student Nurse Magdalene Ashraf and then throw him from 4th floor window in vicinity of JPMC on evening of July 13, 2010.
The protest was joined by Justice and Peace Commission Karachi, Sindh Medico Association, Nursing Association and Christian Lawyers Foun
to mark Massacre of Gorjra Christians by a Muslim mob on August 2-3, 2010, in Washington DC.
The Muslim extremists attacked Christian Colony of Gojra Town, in Punjab province of Pakistan, on August 1, 2009, vandalizing Churches, destroying homes and burning alive 7 Christians;
The Muslim mob attac
Pope Benedict XVI told those who had turned out for his arrival, "Dear friends, this evening my holidays begin and I'm happy to be with you, surrounded by the beauty of creation and of history, and of your sympathy and friendship. Thanks from my heart, I bless you all. Have a good night and a good w
Shahbaz Bhatti denies any announcement not to join government office. An Exclusive Interview with PCP
was looking very much confident and contented.
However, one wonders to see a man as custodian of Ministry of Minorities Affairs who has been publicly announcing for years to not to accept any seat in government.
Exclusively talking to Pakistan Christian Post, he Mr Bhatti, so called leaders of P
While receiving Iraq new ambassador to Vatican Mohammad Hadi Ali Al Sadr Pope said he hopes that the new Iraqi government will soon be formed in order to realize the dream of the hopes of Iraqi people about living in a stable and unified Iraq. Iraqis proved that they have courage and perseverance wh
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have strongly condemned terrorist attack on land mark of Pakistan where millions of followers of Data Ganjh Buksh pay visit every year and put their dreams to come true.
Two suicide bombers attacked devotees of Data Darbar on July 1,
The Vatican said Bishop Walter Mixa met with the pontiff in a private audience Thursday.
The audience was scheduled last month amid conflicting statements from Mixa. He had offered to resign April 22 amid abuse accusations; the pope accepted the resignation May 8. But last month, Mixa told German m
to counter alleged propaganda to draw lines among Christian and Pakistan Peoples Party.
Anwar Lal Dean, President of Karachi PPP Minority Wing President and Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Sindh on Minority Affairs assured that Pakistan Peoples Party PPP have solid commitment to protect rig
PCP leant through first hand information of local Christian residents on June 27th.
Talking to PCP, about the peremptory eviction order by the Muslim landlords of the village 23/10-R Katcha Khoh identified as Abdul Sattar Khan, Muhammad Saddiq s/o Abdul Ghani and Abdul Subhan Khan. Christian villa
“ I do not agree with the comments of the scholars who emotionally talk against Europe and America and accuse them to be the promoters of terrorism in Pakistan”. Mother General Elizabeth Suriaya of the Franciscan Tertiary’s of Lahore (FTL) was talking after the one day conference held at St. Mary’s
“Is Pakistani Church ready to defend Faith?“ because some organizations running under Churches supervision were part of National Curriculum ETHICS in 2007, but same compromised to damage Christianity in Textbooks.
The PMTA is struggling for Education Reforms in the Pakistani curriculum and educati
Federal Minister for Minorities that he will bring legislation to revise blasphemy law because he claimed it in 2009 also but failed to fulfill his commitment.
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC announced that Blasphemy laws shall be challenged in Supreme Court of Pakistan to pray for repeal of it bec
The incident of drunken creating unrest in a Lahore cinema was broadcasted by media and without any enquiry Jaffer George was sacked by Balochistan Chief Minister in a press note.
Lahore is capital of Punjab province and on hours drive from Quetta city of Balochistan where Jaffer George resides and
The Pope told the crowd in a sun-drenched St. Peter's Square that his trip had filled three purposes: encouraging the small Catholic community of Cyprus, encouraging ecumenical progress, and reaching out to all the peoples of the Middle East. He praised the vigor of the local Catholic churches, both
Pakistani Christians along with other minorities stage hunger strike during PM Gillani,s visit to EU
The group of protestors included people from Pakistani groups representing Baluchistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Christians and Sikhs.
The demonstrators urged the European Union to intervene immediately in Pakistan to: 1. Urge European Union Women's rights groups to help the women in Pakistan and force th
PCC demands resignation of Federal Minister for Minorities on massacre of Ahmadi Community in Lahore
after broad day light attack on mosques of Ahmadi minority community in Lahore, killing 95 worshipers and injuring dozens by Islamic extremists.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC said in statement issued by Central Secretariat of PCC in Karachi that if there is least
Nazir Bhatti said “Islamic terror is rising against religious minorities in Pakistan which invites immediate attention of government of Pakistan”
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Punjab accepted responsibility of suicide attack on two mosques of Ahmadi community in Lahore which left 82 dead and dozens injured
Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki said this at the fourth working meeting of Ukrainian Catholic bishops, Ukraine's religious information service reported.
In 2012, the 600 anniversary of the transfer of the capital of bishops from Halych to Lviv will be marked in Lviv.
As reported, the predecessor
expressing concerns on misuse of blasphemy laws and not awarding equal basic democratic rights to Christians Ahmedi,s, Hindus, Sikhs and other religious minorities in Pakistan.
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC also condemned Pakistan Government and Federal Minister for Minorities who attempted to mi
– having regard to the Council conclusions adopted on 16 November 2009 on freedom of religion or belief, in which it underlines the strategic importance of this freedom and of countering religious intolerance,
– having regard to the EU-Pakistan Joint Statement of 17 June 2009, in which both sid
The All India Christian Association favored formation of Pakistan on assurances of Mohammad Ali Jinnah that being followers of Holy Books, Christian-Muslim shall enjoy equal rights after partition of India in Pakistan.
The positive role of Christians in Pakistan Movement is part of history which i
A reliable source, who is in direct contact with Secretary MoIT, told ProPakistani that ministry has issued the directive to PTA to ban said blasphemous content in the country.
Ministry of Information Technology directs PTA for banning any URL or whole of website in case of any inappropriate conten
Police estimated the crowd which filled St Peter's Square and Via della Conciliazione, the broad avenue leading to the holy city, at more than 150,000.
Some bore banners of support for the embattled head of the Roman Catholic Church saying "Together with the Pope" and "Your Holiness, you are not Al
Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) stated that poll results from the March 7 election were sent to the Supreme Court for final ratification this week. However, the province of Baghdad is encountering setbacks as a vote recount is underway after political parties made allegations of
appointed as CCPO Lahore city by Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif in month of May 2010.
The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court took Suo-Motu notice on appointment of police officer Ahmad Raza Tahir as CCPO Lahore and summoned Punjab administration to cancel his appointment as he was found
Pakistani Christian clergy facing problems of Terrorism and hatred but still serving whole heartedly. Archbishop Saldanha
and worked very hard to establish the Kingdom of God”. Archbishop Lawrence John Saldanha of Lahore was talking to the priests and religious of the Archdiocese gathered for the closing mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral on the 5th of May, 2010.
Archbishop Saldanha continued that we thank the Lord for th
Instead of lodging rape case against accused Muslim, the police arrested Shahbaz Masih under section 301 PPC, intentions to kill Mohammad Farooq.
Shahbaz Masih, resident of Chack number 34 moved to servant quarters on a poultry farm as caretaker employee in village Chack number 45, owned by Mohamma
Pakistan Christian Congress send an open letter to US Senator Bob Casey, Senator Benjamin and Senator Sam Brown
in response to their letter to President of Pakistan expressing satisfaction on minorities rights in Pakistan.
The PCC Chief urged for a US Senate Committee on Religious Freedom and Foreign Affairs Committee hearings to unveil true conditions of Christians in Pakistan who have been deprived of thei
Letter of satisfaction on minority rights from US Senators to President of Pakistan is very surprising.
to President Asif Ali Zardari and Premier Yousaf Gillani expressing satisfaction on situation of minorities in Pakistan have surprised millions of Christians in Pakistan who are victimized, persecuted and treated like 2nd class citizens in Pakistan.
Nazir Bhatti said that statement regarding Senato
Essa Nagri have more than fifty thousand Christians residential area in Metropolitan Karachi city which is surrounded by Pushto speaking groups immigrants from former NWFP and renamed Khyber-Pukhtunkhawa province which is base of Pakistani Taliban.
According to PCP sources, Pukhtoon ethnic Muslim m
– recommending “13 nations–Burma, China, North Korea, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam–be named ‘countries of particular concern,’ or CPCs.”
– Watch List Nations: Afghanistan, Belarus, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Laos, Russian Fed
The Muslim owner of ‘Five Star Switches’ company, Shafiq-ur-Rehman Khan, allegedly killed Waqas Masih, 14, and seriously injured Zeeshan Masih, 12, after they extended their leave from work for one more day without his permission.
Before beating them, Khan contemptuously called the two Christians
Wing Commander Pakistan Air Force lodged a report against unidentified persons on a theft in his house claiming that thieves took away valuables and more than 900 grams of gold ornaments on April 15, 2010. The Marglla Police Station Islamabad was investigation the case when PAF Police allegedly pic
This is the same school which was burnt down on 04th November 2009 and till today no one knows the reasons. Now this School was doing its ministry by providing educations from the girls of Classes 1 to High School in another building owned by Church. Now this building is also burnt down.
VATICAN CITY: April 19, 2010. (Reuters) - Pope Benedict marked five years as leader of the world's 1.1 billion Roman Catholics on Monday, calling his church a "wounded sinner" torn between the persecutions of the world and the consolation of God.
The German-born pontiff, who turned 83 last Friday,
the latest in a string of failed attempts by Muslim fanatics against her and her father, 57-year-old Peter Athanasius (Maher el-Gowhary), who converted to Christianity 35 years ago. Several Fatwa's were issued calling for the "spilling of his blood," which makes their lives in constant danger in the
material contrary to teachings of Jesus Christ and propaganda against Holy Father Pope, said Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC here today.
“The medial trial of Holy Father Pope Benedict have surprised millions of Christians living in Islamic Countries who are keep their
A series of letters released by attorney Jeff Anderson showed repeated misgivings concerning the conduct of priest Stephen Kiesle raised by senior officials from the Oakland diocese during the early 1980s.
In a letter sent by Oakland Bishop John Cummins to the Vatican in June 1981, he petitioned au
"May the Risen Lord sustain the Christians who suffer persecution and even death for their faith, as for example in Pakistan," the 82-year-old pope said.
He also offered words of consolation to Christians in Iraq
Speaking from his papal retreat near Rome, Benedict did not directly address the clerical sex abuse scandal that is rocking the Catholic Church.
But he said all Christians should be like angels messengers of Christ's "victory over evil and death, the bearers of his divine love." Benedict said this
and desecrated Holy Bibles and vandalized Chapel. They fire shots on Church windows and damaged every thing which they found in Chapel.
The armed group of Muslim men and Burqa covered women entered in Chapel at 7:45 PM and took control of Chapel, after taking over Church they moved to residential
Pakistani Christians demand to repeal blasphemy law and voting rights neglected in proposed 18th Amendment
by not repealing Blasphemy Law and awarding Dual Voting rights in proposed 18th amendment in constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The Constitutional Reform Committee comprising of parliamentarians of Pakistan Peoples Party PPP. Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz PML(N), Pakistan Muslim League Qu
regarding demand of land cruiser and guesthouse were unfounded.
“I could only pray for the Aukaf chairman,” he said.
Speaking to Geo, the minority minister said that he had warned Hashmi against violations of rules and regulation, which he did not like.
Now the Aukaf chairman has announced to s
“Speak Up” message by Rev. Canon Patrick Augustine D Min, Rector on Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Christ Episcopal Church, La Crosse, Wisconsin
“I tell you, if these were silent, the stones would shout out” (Luke 19:40)
Some years ago, I remember being told of a group of pilgrims to the Holy Land, who had been shown a holy stone. “What is it?” they asked. “That”, said their guide, “is the stone that did not cry out when Jesus entered Jeru
with presenting life giving Word of Lord and praising Hymns. Glory TV have built bridges among different denominations and small House Churches groups in plains and hills where ever Urdu and Hindi language is read and spoken. Glory TV is not a business concern nor administered by any funding agency
“I went to the Holy Family Hospital, Arshed Masih is dead, he died 3 days ago. Today was his memorial service. I talked to Martha myself, she said the police tortured her and took the false statement and then rapped her, where as the police says that Martha was in the custody of the woman police. T
Rape of Martha and burning of her husband Arshad Masih is worst shape of enforced conversion to Islam in Pakistan.
Muslims involved in rape of Martha Bibi and burning alive to her husband on refusing to convert to Islam in city of Rawalpindi which is under nose of capital of Pakistan.
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC in a statement issued here from Central Secretariats of PCC said that rape of a woman before her
Zardari orders special helpline for minorities: Who is running Federal Minority Ministry, Shahbaz Bhatti or President of Pakistan?
to set up a special helpline in the ministry for victimized minorities. Speaking to the minister on Wednesday, Zardari said that the helpline should have an extension to the Presidency for emergency calls from members of the minority community subjected to violence. According to a press release, the
for a press conference at The National Press Club in Washington, DC. Sponsored by Voice of the Copts, the press conference focused on the continued and largely unchecked persecution of Egypt's Christians, or Copts, as well as accounts of similar religious persecution in Pakistan.
when police denied to register case on request of injured family.
According to reports, on February 26, 2010, at 3;00 PM when Muneeran Bibi along with her father and other sisters was doing house hold, five Muslims, Mohammad Sajid equipped with pistol, Mohammad Shareef equipped with Knife, Mohammad
Kiran George was 80% burnt when Mohammad Ahmad Raza and his sister threw petrol on her and set her on fire to keep her mouth shut to report rape.
Kiran George was brought to Mayo Hospital Lahore from Sheikhupura on March 9, 2010, where she recorded her statement to police that Mohammad Ahmed Raza r
that Pakistani Christian women are deprived of their equal rights and suffering under Sharia law.
Agnes Massey said “I predicted during General Elections of 1985, just after the Referendum of President General Zia ul Haq, who announced Hadood Ordinance through Maglis-e-shora. I protested from his s
because complainants were not contented with pervious investigations. He deputed Mr. Yousaf Ali Hurl, Senior Superintendent of Police, SSP-Faisalabad, for supervising said investigation. In Gojra case, SSP recorded about 45 statements of complainant party and 30 statements of accused party for decl
to 25 years in prison. According to the Centre for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS), judge Ajmal Hussein convicted the couple for touching the Qur‘an without washing their hands.
Munir Masih and Ruqqiya Bibi were released on bail last January, but were re-arrested after the judge ruled
Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, a former Pakistani lawmaker, says the 600-page fatwa bans suicide bombing "without any excuses, any pretexts, or exceptions."
Tahir-ul-Qadri has issued similar, shorter decrees, but Tuesday's event in London was publicized by the Quilliam Foundation, a government-funded ant
brandished deadly firearms and opened fire on Christian families to terrorize them in a bid to occupy their (Christians’) homes at Jinnah Abad slum of Chak (village) # 45 SB (Southern Branch) within the Police precincts of Police Station Atta Shaheed located some 45 Km East of Sargodha district in P
Hundreds of Muslims attacked on Christian colony Pahar Ganj after a petty dispute between Muslim fruit vendor and Christian customer here today in port city of Karachi on February 21, 2010.
According to PCP, The Christian customer picked one fruit item and checked it which was not like by Muslim v
The Christian customer picked one fruit item and checked it which was not like by Muslim vendor and he attacked Christian and started beating him. As Muslim vendor was on main entrance of residential area of more than 1,500 homes of Christians known as Pahar Ganj, some Christians approached and want
Brother Andre was declared venerable by the Catholic Church in 1978 and blessed in 1982. He is known for ministering to the needs of the sick and the poor in Montreal.
Brother Andre will be the first saint from the religious order Congregation of the Holy Cross. He joined the order in 1874, first a
expressing grave concern on appointment of not any Christian Justice in Lahore High Court and Sindh High Court when notification of 31 new Justices was issued by government of Pakistan.
Nazir S Bhatt said “When 20 million Christians of Pakistan demand 13% representation in democratic institutions p
and termed them as traders of “Blood of poor Christians”
The Pakistan Christian Congress PCC had appealed to honorable Bishop T. Nasir on February 9, 2010, to meet family of 12 years old Christian girl Shazia who was murdered by his influential Muslim employer in Lahore while PCC was not satisfied
12 years old Christian girl Shazia Bashir was murdered on January 22, 2010, in Lahore, by his Muslim employer, Mohammad Naeem Advocate.
Accused Mohammad Naeem was arrested in torture and killing of Shazia Bashir but on February 13, 2010, Additional Session Judge granted his bail and confirmed bails
of Pakistan Peoples Party PPP in federal government of Pakistan bulldozed justice in Pakistan with fabricated medical reports in Shazia killing case.
Accused Mohammad Naeem was granted bail by additional session judge Shafiq-ur-Rehman, Lahore Cantonment Courts Lahore in murder case of 12 years old
The infection in wounds and lack of nutrition were declared cause of death by this ever big medical board constituted to make public cause of death in any case in Pakistan.
This medical board also confirmed that there was no evidence of negligence by Jinnah Hospital doctors or staff in death of Sha
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC, called Bishop T Nasir who is also Principal of Faith Theological Seminary Gujranwala, Punjab, and discussed situation of Shazia murder case in which no advocate is appearing in court proceedings.
Bishop T Nasir assured that he have s
as member of National Assembly of Pakistan but selected by Pakistan Peoples Party PPP and speaks voice of his Muslim masters.
20 million Pakistani Christians have always demanded repeal of blasphemy law which have been misused by Muslim groups in Pakistan against Christians nor any revision or amen
The prayers were offered that Lord saved their lives in violence against innocent Christians. Pastor Hisqeel Sarosh led prayers.
Pastor Arshad Nazami of Salvation Army, Pastor Abdal Masih of UGA Church, Saimon Sahahbaz of Assembliez of God, Pastor Peter Joh of Yahawa Nasi Church and P
Nine Christians killed among 27 dead in Karachi Blast. Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have Condemn blasts in city.
when Shia Muslims were observing religious procession in city. The bombs exploded on Shahra-e-Faisal and in front Jinnah Hospital within two hours.
The bomb blast in Jinnah Hospital killed Manzoor Masih, Akram Masih, Khurram Masih, Nadeem Masih, Kirn Masih and Rosy Masih who were on their way home
where Muslim lawyers were gathered in large number to support their former president of Lahore High Court Bar Association. The investigation officer Mohammad Asghar pleaded that police want extension in remand of accused which was not objected by district public prosecutor nor any objection was rais
Sources close to the investigators revealed the victim family is blackmailing the accused to mint money after her mysterious killing appeared as breaking news on local TV channels. Not enough, several NGOs and those working for minorities’ rights jumped into bandwagon for publicity, as they never mi
Police contingents were heavily deployed in court area to avoid any protests by lawyers of Lahore High Court and City Courts who already boycotted courts proceeding in support of lawyer Mohammad Naeem on January 27, 2010, after decision made by Lahore High Court Bar Association.
Defense Police stat
Pakistani Christian Association in North America PCA condemn killing of teenage Christian girl Shazia in Pakistan
and members of PCA Board of Directors James Gill, Rev. Shad Gill, Arshad Bhatti, Zeba Gill, Saleem John and Edgar Wilson have strongly condemned killing of 12 years old Christian Shazia in Lahore.
Teenage Shazia was tortured and killed by former president of Lahore High Court Bar Association Moham
Shahbaz Bhatti kept silent on ruling of Deputy Speaker “no Christian prayer for victim Shazia in National Assembly”
do not represent 20 million Pakistani Christian when house can not offer Christian prayers to deceased Shazia Bashir Masih, a 12 year old girl raped and murdered by one Muslim lawyer.
There a hundreds of prayer proceeding for deceased Muslims on record of house who were not members of parliament bu
that culprits will be brought to justice in Shazia case.
Christian teenage girl Shazia Bashir Masih, working as housemaid was tortured, raped and murdered by Muslim lawyer Mohammad Naeem on January 21, 2010.
The culprit Mohammad Naeem who is member of Lahore High Court Bar Association and residen
The Christian teenage Shazia daughter of Bashir Masih aged 12 years, resident of Islamia Park, Punch Road Aria Nagar, Samanabad, Lahore was found dead after rape by Muslim attorney Mohammad Naeem here today.
Shazia was working as a Domestic Worker in bungalow number AA 444 Defense
to get the attention of U.S. President Barack Obama and the American public on the continuing human rights violations of the Copts in Egypt. They came from Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and other parts of America to protest the recent terrorist attack on Copts in Egypt on January 6 (Cop
It was reported to ICC that Muhammad Afzal, Maqsood Ahmed, Muhammad Ashraf and two other unidentified Muslim men abducted Asifa Bibi from her home at gunpoint. The Muslim men then dragged her into an unregistered black car and drove to an undisclosed location.
Asifa’s father, Nasir Masih, told IC
established by Catholic Church of Pakistan and Bishops Conference in Pakistan is not serious on common Christian’s demand to repeal blasphemy in Pakistan which is source of violence against Christians but planning to hijack movement against controversial law on intimation of PPP government.
He prayed that patroness of Haiti, the Virgin Mary, protect and assist them so that they might "find aid and comfort."
The Holy Father mentioned that through contact with the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, he is keeping "constantly informed" as to the situation on the ground in the
and sentenced him to rigorous imprisonment for 10 years plus a fine of Rs. 100,000.00/- and in default of payment, he will further undergo for 6 months. Imran Masih was also convicted u/s 295-B PPC for defiling, damaging and desecrating the extracts of Holy Quran and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Susanna Maiolo, a 25-year-old with a history of psychiatric problems, and her family met in a private audience with the pope at the end of his general audience, Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said.
Maiolo told the pontiff she was sorry for what had happened, while Benedict inquired ab
in the main market and 'Bein el Mehatat' area, spreading as well to the neighbouring town of Bahgoura. Muslim mobs used swords, butane gas cylinders for explosions and Molotov cocktails to loot and torch Coptic-owned homes, shops and cars.
Mary Om Boktor Kyrollos, a Coptic widow from Bahgoura, died
Good News TV is commissioned on cable and satellite by Catholic Church of Pakistan, Karachi diocese on January 8, 2009.
“It was need of time to launch any TV channel by Christians in Pakistan and Good News TV can play positive role to evangelize and offer religious program for millions of Pakistani
Attackers threw a homemade gasoline bomb at a church in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and tried to set fire to two other churches in a nearby suburb, according to witnesses and officials quoted by news agencies.
It's all part of a row that began when a Roman Catholic newsletter, the Herald, challenge
According to news agencies 7 Coptic worshipers are reported dead and many injured in drive-by shooting outside Virgin Marcy Church in Nag Hammadi, about 46 miles from tourist city of Luxor in Southern Egypt.
There have been widespread violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt who are more than 10
law nor will allow any Christian tool of government to hatch conspiracy to sabotage campaign against implementation of Islamic laws on religious minorities in Pakistan.
In a telephonic address to leaders and members of Central Council of PCC, Nazir Bhatti urged to expedite movement to repeal blasp
Bishopric of Delga and Deir Mawas, 270 KM from Cairo. The Misdemeanor Court in Mallawi upheld a verdict passed by the First Instance Court in April, 2007. The Rev. Maximos Talat and Rev. Bolah Nassif - priest of St. George's Church were sentence to one week in prison and fined 200 Egyptian Pounds, "
Malaysia's high court ruled Thursday that the Herald weekly had the right to use the word "Allah" after a long-running dispute between the government and the paper in the Muslim-majority nation.
The Herald has been using the word "Allah" as a translation for "God" in its Malay-language section, but
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.