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Christians and Internecine Warfare. By James R. Reese, KGCTJ

One of the things that most impressed me about Pakistan’s Christians was their devotion and steadfastness to their religion. I know that it has not been easy for them, for Christians suffer discrimination and live under the constant threat of violence from Islamic extremists. The governme

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The Bombing in Jakarta: ‘Friends’ That Indonesia Doesn’t Need. By Farish A. Noor

Thus far all fingers seem to point to the mysterious Jama’ah Islamiyah network, which is said to span the whole of Southeast Asia and whose members come from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. While it is still too early to come to such conclusions, some observations can be made at this point

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The Development of Islam in the Last Century. By Khalid Mansoor Soomro

If we look to the past one hundred years, we see that the last big Islamic empire was the Ottoman Empire, now the Republic of Turkey. The Ottoman Empire was the reigning super power for four hundred years and controlled the whole Middle East. The other super powers of India, Indonesia and Africa wer

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The Good Samaritan. By Rt. Rev. Patrick Augustine

In the story of the Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 we are immediately introduced to a lawyer, he poses a question to Jesus as a "test" - "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?" Jesus answers this question with one of His own. "What is written in the law? What do you read there?"
The ans

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INDIA-BORN CANADIAN WRITERS. Dr. Stephen Gill

In the following decades, immigration from Britain continued increasing their population. This resulted in a clear division between French and English. Upper Canada, mostly Ontario today, became English-speaking and Lower Canada, Quebec became French-speaking.

In 1841, both col

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Beneficiaries of the disputes in the Church of Pakistan. By: Julius Danish

Peshawar and Hyderabad Dioceses are well aware of all the disputes (within the Church of Pakistan), constitutional and legal position of Bishop Alexander John Malik as Moderator, Rev. Sadiq Daniel as the Bishop of Karachi Diocese, Rev. Rafique Masih as the Bishop of Hyderabad Diocese and Mr. Mano Ro

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TOYS. A Story by Stephen Gill

The other day, I saw her at a distance while I was buying my lunch. She was sitting at the extreme corner table, sipping from a cup of coffee. A stray kitten happened to emerge from somewhere. She picked her up and began to stroke her back. The unique thrill which she experienced while doing so

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The Debate on Sharia laws in Canada: An Overview. By Mohammed Ayub Ali Khan

One of the important pre-conditions of this arbitration is that it has to be voluntarily agreed to by both sides. The choice and qualifications of the arbitrators are allowed to be set by the disputing parties. The rulings of the arbitrators have to be consistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights

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“Killing in the name of…….” Chain Mail By: Chevalier Lehman Smith

A doctrine of course that would not be approved of by their own prophet Muhammad. Not even Pakistan’s Blasphemy law, under Penal Code section 295, would stand in approval by Muhammad, because it fails to promote religious tolerance, something that Muhammad preached. It is also a known fact tha

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The Spread of Christianity in Kashmir and Its Unholy Designs: A Detailed Survey. (Urdu) Book Review by Yoginder Sikand

This booklet consists of three articles written on the subject of Muslim conversions to Christianity, with an introduction by the Mirwaiz of Kashmir, Maulvi Muhammad Umar Faruq, head of the Muttahida Majlis-i ‘Ulama of Jammu and Kashmir (MMUJK), a recently-established association of Kashmiri &

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A Sad Story With No Ending (Yet), A Review of the Afghani movie “Osama” By J Swartz.

Soon after this I was nominated as missions coordinator for my local UM congregation and Afghanistan became the focus of their Global Missions Day in November. I hung a poster at the foyer of the church with a picture of the overflowing refugee camps and the caption read “Summer camping is no

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Chain Mail “Killing in the name of…….” By: Chevalier Lehman Smith

A doctrine of course that would not be approved of by their own prophet Muhammad. Not even Pakistan’s Blasphemy law, under Penal Code section 295, would stand in approval by Muhammad, because it fails to promote religious tolerance, something that Muhammad preached. It is also a known fact tha

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Perspectives: On the World Christian Movement – Expanding the heart and mind of the average Christian – by Jeanne Swartz

Wilmington, Delaware! There have been several other “never” experiences since then, so one would think I would have learned and given up on the “never” statement. However, over the last few years as many of my friends and co-workers returned to school for higher degrees I r

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Dwellers of the City of God The Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector

Because of the actions of few of our soldiers, now in the Islamic world, it gives validity to al-Qaeda’s hateful propaganda that West is the enemy of Islam. We now face a desperate political problem how to create a good will and win friends to support our efforts to bring democracy and peace

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AGONIZING ESCAPE OF A PASTOR FROM PAKISTAN. PART ONE. By Dr. Stephen Gill. Canada

At the breakfast table it began to emerge slowly that S. Arthur was persecuted in Pakistan for converting a Muslim girl, RM. Both names had come to my attention during my research about minorities, particularly about Christians. I had wanted to visit Pakistan to study the situations



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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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