Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore made his comment following protests in which at least 24 people were killed
The Government, says Cardinal O’Brien, has an ‘anti-Christian foreign policy’. Good for him: so it does
Why are we giving hundreds of millions to brutal regimes like Pakistan and northern Sudan?
Prison authorities claim Qamar David died of a heart attack but his family have disputed this, saying he was fit and healthy
Christians from all over Pakistan attend funeral in Kushpur, Faisalabad, while prime minister calls assassinated minister ‘a very rare leader’
The blood of Salmaan Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti will not be shed in vain
But the chances for reform of the Pakistani blasphemy laws are now looking slim
Shahbaz Bhatti, Minister for Minorities, had received death threats from extremists but refused to stop speaking out
Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats
In state of the world address Pope Benedict says threats to religious freedom abound, even in the west
Certainly something very striking is going on: are there here, really, reasons for hope?