• Pakistan textbooks slur Christians and other faiths, study says

    Pakistan textbooks slur Christians and other faiths, study says

    • May 11, 2016

    A new study by a U.S. government watchdog agency has found “deeply troubling content” in the way public school textbooks in Pakistan depict non-Islamic faiths, especially Christians and Hindus, charging that those religious minorities are styled as untrustworthy and fundamentally inferior. The report, “Teaching Intolerance in Pakistan: Religious Bias in

  • Pakistani priest strives for peace after Easter massacre

    Pakistani priest strives for peace after Easter massacre

    • May 8, 2016

    [Editor’s note: On Easter Sunday, bombs ripped through a public park in Lahore, Pakistan, known to be frequented by Christians. The attack killed 75 and left more than 300 injured. A Taliban group claimed responsibility and said the intended victims were Christians, although many of those killed were actually Muslims.

  • Report shows worldwide assaults on religious freedom

    Report shows worldwide assaults on religious freedom

    • May 3, 2016

    WASHINGTON — Religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. “At best, in most of the countries we cover, religious freedom conditions have failed to improve,” commission chairman Robert P. George said Monday