Tag: Pakistan

Peshawar church blasts: Death toll spirals to 83 amid grief filled protests

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

PESHAWAR: As the death toll from the Peshawar church blasts mounted on Monday there was a visible escalation in the intensity of protests — with the enormity of the tragedy sinking in more deeply into the national pysche. Some 24 hours after the blasts, enraged Christians took to the streets in several parts of the country […]

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Asian church leaders warn of possible backlash after bin Laden’s death

| May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

LAHORE, Pakistan – A retired archbishop said Pakistani Christians could suffer a backlash after the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, but it also might return balance to the nation. In India and Philippines, Catholic leaders also warned of backlash. “We are a soft target as they cannot attack America,” said retired Archbishop Lawrence […]

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Security urged for Christians in Pakistan after death of Osama bin Laden

| May 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Karachi: May 2, 2011. (PCP) Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have feared violence against Christian after death of Osama Bin Laden by US forces in Pakistan and urged government of Pakistan to adopt necessary security measures of Christian’s life and property. Pakistani Christians have been easy prey of Islamic extremists […]

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Church institutions threatened with bomb attack

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

LAHORE, Pakistan : A Church center in Pakistan's cosmopolitan eastern city of Lahore has been threatened with a suicide bomb attack, one of a series of intimidating messages given to Christians as the country's security crisis worsens. The threat was delivered on June 10 to a Christian woman who lives next to Rabita Manzil, the […]

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