- Jul 4, 2020
“You’ve just ruled yourself out of a whole bunch of investment if you’ve given in to this monochromatic view of religion, that it has to be this and everybody else we punish,” said U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.
Traffickers have increasingly targeted Pakistan’s impoverished Christian population over the past two years, paying desperate families to give their daughters and sisters, some of them teenagers, into marriage with Chinese men.
When Pope Francis celebrates Mass in a Bangkok sports stadium Nov. 21, tens of thousands of Catholics from across Thailand will be there to celebrate with him.
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman freed earlier this year after a decade on death row for blasphemy charges, has expressed gratitude for an international campaign to free her as well as regret for those still behind bars under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws.
A Jesuit priest has asked Canada to rescue a Pakistani Christian refugee after a viral video calling for his death swept through Bangkok’s refugee community.
Despite the blasphemy law that has roiled Christians in Pakistan, the government has not executed anyone found guilty at trial.