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Salman Taseer, right, Governor of Punjab Province, listens to Asia Bibi, left, at a prison near Lahore. Bibi continues to deny blasphemy charges on which she was convicted to death in 2010 (AP)

An ‘ethical foreign policy’ would take action against Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

Pakistani Christians at a memorial service in Peshawar, Pakistan, September 22 2016 (AP)

Pakistani military leaders have arrested seven people in connection to two attacks targeting Christians at the start of September

The boy who liked the Facebook post has been sent to jail, pending trial (Photo: PA)

The boy reportedly ‘liked’ a picture of a holy Islamic site in Mecca on the social networking site

A portrait of Mother Teresa hangs from St Peter's Basilica ahead of her canonisation on Sunday (AP)

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A Pakistani Christian man voluntarily collects small metal balls spread out on the ground of the site of a 2013 church bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Four militants stormed a Christian neighbourhood near Peshawar but were kept at bay by a single security officer with a rifle

First responders and volunteers transport an injured man away from the scene of a bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan (CNS)

The suicide blast left at least 70 people dead and more than 120 injured

Under Pakistan's blasphemy laws, anyone accused of insulting Islam can be sentenced to death (AP)

Nadeem James Masih is on the run after allegedly sending the poem to his Muslim friend

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus address on Sunday (APi)

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Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell (AP)

Pakistan’s government has announced that Koranic education will be compulsory for schoolchildren

Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin after his episcopal ordination at St Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai in 2012 (CNS)

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