- May 28, 2020
Islamic militants on Friday ambushed two buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven.
The release of a Christian woman in Pakistan who was acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy was apparently delayed Friday, after talks failed between the government and radical Islamists who want her publicly hanged.
A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country, her family said Thursday as radical Islamists mounted rallies for a second day against the verdict, blocking roads and burning tires in protest.
What happened ten years ago in Kandhamal, India, “should never have happened and should never happen again,” according to Archbishop John Barwa.
A leading Christian human rights campaigner says “Indonesia’s pluralism in in grave peril” after the latest Islamist attack in the country.
Two recent attacks on Christians in the Pakistani city of Quetta have been strongly condemned by the National Commission for Justice and Peace, an arm of the Pakistan Catholic Bishops’ Conference.