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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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Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar of India was kidnapped on Monday (CNS)

Father Alexis Prem Kumar was reportedly abducted by a group of unidentified men

A member of the Pakistani Christian community holds a rosary and candle during a protest rally in Lahore last year to condemn the suicide attack on All Saints Church in Peshawar  (CNS)

16 years after the death of Bishop John Joseph, the Pakistani government still has much to do in order to protect Christians

A Pakistani Christian reads the Bible in the city of Peshawar (AP)

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Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis tames the wolf of Fleet Street

The Pontiff has restored the Church as an admirable and loveable presence on the world stage