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Ashiq Masih writes open letter after appeal is rejected

Pakistani members of the Christian minority shout slogans during a protest in Karachi (CNS)

Church leaders said they were seeking to curb the misuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy law

Cardinal Nichols and the Rt Revd Tony Robinson (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Nichols says the murder ‘sullies the reputation of a great nation’

Cardinal Tauran speaks at the UN headquarters in New York in 2008 (CNS)

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Pakistani Christians shout slogans during a protest at the killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy (CNS)

Christians are not only in danger from Muslim mobs, but also their own government

Relatives of a Christian couple killed after being accused of blasphemy cry at their home in Kasur, Pakistan (CNS)

Shahzad Masih and his pregnant wife, Shama Bibi, were accused of blaspehmy

Activists in Islamabad hold a banner deploring the couple's murder (AP)

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Christians in Pakistan face serious persecution (CNS)

The couple were beaten to death after allegations that a Koran was desecrated

Asia Bibi

Church to appeal Asia Bibi death penalty

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death on a blasphemy charge

Francis greets Paul Bhatti, brother of Shahbaz Bhatti, in May 2013 (AP)

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