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Rev. Rinaldy Damanik controversial Trial by Indonesian authorities.

INDONESIA. 21 March 2003 Rev Rinaldy Damanik, a Christian pastor in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, is currently on trial for the alleged possession of weapons following Muslim-Christian violence. Local Christians and human rights monitors have collected overwhelming evidence indicating that he is bein

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J. Salik leads rally hoisting cross to end war in Iraq. PCP. Report.

Islamabad March 26. Hundreds of Christians of Islamabad gathered and marched with the Cross, the symbol of peace to demand end war in Iraq.
The rally sponsored by Peace Education Foundation was led by the Foundation's chairman Shaikh Ehtasham-ul-Haq and convenor J.Salik former federal minister led

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No more terror attacks on Christians In Pakistan, JI leader says. Younas S Khan, Ishaq Inayat and other Christian leaders hold dialogues with Muslim leaders. By Robin Fernandez. PCP Report.

KARACHI: March 27. Pakistani Christian leaders secured an open-ended pledge from an influential Muslim party to stop terrorist groups from attacking Christians and their places of worship. The pledge came in a landmark dialogue with the Jamaat-e-Islami party leadership here Tuesday night. "I promise

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Rev. Cannon Patrick leads peace prayer vigil of Episcopal Church for safety of US Troops in war..

La Crosse, Wisconsin. March 25. The Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector, Christ Episcopal Church Said " This evening as this community of faith gathers to pray, our troops are engaged in war with the forces of Saddam Hussein in Iraq".

The President of the United States of America has said th

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Kalvin Preaching Ministry in Pakistan appeals for help.

What ever you do, do it as you do it for the God and not for the men.

First of all, I tell you about me. I reside in Faisalabad with my family. Faisalabad is the third largest city of Pakistan. Our area is the largest Christian area of Pakistan.

80% Pakistani Christians are very poor.70% are s

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Charity group hopes to build Sindh's first-ever model village. By Robin Fernandez

KARACHI: A Catholic charity group on Wednesday finalized its blueprint for the first-ever model
Village homes in the southern Sindh province, amid hopes that it will trigger a new construction order in Pakistan's rural heartland.

The proposed village homes, located 54 kms away from Karachi's cit

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Saleem and Rasheed Masih Brothers Charged under 259-C are Released. CLAAS UK Report.

Today on 19th March 03, Saleem and Rasheed brothers are released by the high court of Lahore, Pakistan. The High Court Judge, Mr. Justice Rustam Ali Malik at last has given his decision after 6 weeks. Saleem and Rasheed Masih's case was heard on Monday 3rd February 2003 in the Lahore High Court, by

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IRAQIS FLEE WAR TO COME; SEEK ASSISTANCE

Tens of Thousands of Christian refugees from Iraq are lining the roads into Jordan, Syria and Turkey, fleeing from the approaching war.

They are contacting churches and Christian families in these countries, seeking shelter.

Indigenous churches and other evangelical ministries want to care for

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Hindu Campaigners Combat Christian Conversions. By Myra MacDonald

JASHPUR, India (Reuters) - Christian missionaries first rode to the remote town of Jashpur on horseback 150 years ago, educating the poor and converting them in their thousands.

Now they are at the heart of a debate engulfing India, pitting Hindu revivalists against those determined to maint

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SAUDIS WILL NOT ALLOW CHURCHES TO BE BUILT ON ITS LAND

Saudi Arabia, as the birthplace of Islam, will not allow churches to be built on its land, according to Defense Minister Prince Sultan.

Islam is the only accepted religion in Saudi Arabia, home to the faith's holiest shrines in Mecca and Medina.

"This country was the launch pad for the proph

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MCP holds Rehabilitation Convention in Lahore District. PCP. Report.

The event opened with the Sacred Name of Lord God, followed by "Confirmation of Pastors & Congregations" for the Rehabilitation of The Methodist Church of Pakistan. It was vowed that in all the country, the need to hold such Conventions in each District is very great. To begin with, the MCP is looki

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RELIEF AND AID FOR IRAQ AND JORDAN VIA CHRISTIAN AGENCIES.

A separate committee known as "The Pool" exists in Jordan to assist third country nationals who have been evacuated from Iraq to Jordan. The Pool incorporates the major churches, evangelical charities and evangelical organisations including Manara Ministries. Its primary work will be to care for

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Pakistani students favour equality for minorities PCP. Report.

ISLAMABAD: March 11. A majority of students enrolled in local schools support the idea of equal rights for religious minorities, according to a sample study released this week. Between 68 and 85 percent of the students in English medium schools recognised the need for granting equal opportunities t

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INDONESIA: TROUBLE ACROSS THE ARCHIPELAGO

Religious tensions are simmering across the Indonesian archipelago. In Maluku, four Pakistani Islamists were deported on 26 February for provocative activities. These included preaching sermons that the police said had the potential to re-ignite religious conflict.

In Central Sulawesi, Rev Ren

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World Evangelical Alliance Appoints Rev. Gary Edmond as Goodwill Ambassador. By Angela Watkins. PCP. Report.

World Evangelical Alliance with more than 150 million members in 116 National Alliances and in special consultative NGO status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations is pleased to announce the appointment of the Very Rev. Johan Candelin of Finland to the position of Goodwill Amba



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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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