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Topic: Middle East Christians

Shahbaz Bhatti’s death will not stop the struggle for blasphemy reform

The blood of Salmaan Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti will not be shed in vain

Shahbaz Bhatti was a hero of the Catholic faith, a martyr by whose courage we should be inspired

But the chances for reform of the Pakistani blasphemy laws are now looking slim

Pakistani Christian leader: death threats won’t stop me speaking out

Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats

Church to build hospital and university in Iraq

Archbishop says plans are ‘symbols of hope’ for country’s Christian presence

Vatican expert: Police can’t stop north Africa protests

Former rector of pontifical institute says political atmosphere in Egypt feels like the end of the Ottoman Empire

European Parliament calls for more protection of Christians

Catherine Ashton, EU foreign policy chief, says Europe won’t ‘turn a blind eye’ to plight of Middle East Christians

Egypt withdraws ambassador after Pope’s appeal for Christians

Vatican foreign minister met the ambassador yesterday hours after she was called back to Cairo

Ten stories that are likely to define the coming year

The Catholic Herald predicts the big stories of 2011

Debate: Should Christians abandon the Middle East?

Or should they stay, with extra support from the west?

English archbishop expresses horror at Baghdad massacre

Archbishop Vincent Nichols says his thoughts and prayers are with all those Iraqis struggling against violence and extremism