Rev. Patrick Augustine to meet President Mushraf to present the case of Christians in Pakistan.<br>PCP special report.

The Christians leaders in Pakistan and abroad have heart heartedly welcomed the mission of Rev. Patrick Augustine when four Bishops of the Bishops Conferences of Pakistan are in US now a days and campaigning for the forthcoming elections in Pakistan after their bargains with Muslim religious politic


We condemn terrorist attack on Taxila Church. Salamat Akhter. Robin Fernandez, PCP report

Witnesses told reporters who reached the site Friday that the assailants announced they were from the violence-racked city of Karachi. They were quoted as saying that more Christian institutions would be Targeted in the days to come--chilling words that were uttered earlier by the slain suspects in


4 killed in Taxila missionary hospital grenade attack

According to hospital sources, one of the attackers who was standing by the hospital guard talking signalled his accomplices when he saw worshippers coming out of the chapel after finishing their morning prayers.

The accomplices upon receiving the signal hurled explosives at the worshippers kill


Protest rally at UNO New York against Murree Christian School massacre on August 13.<br>PCP report.

The recent terrorists act is the third ever incident of attacks on the innocent Christian worshipers in Pakistan. According to the Impatient Friends, Pakistani Christian association in North America, Pakistani American Christian coalition and Pakistan Christian Congress their leaders shall present m


Attack on Christian missionary school leaves six dead<br>By Robin Fernandez and Moazzam

A spokesman for the Murree Christian School counted three school workers including a retired teacher and Two security guards among the dead. A passerby was also shot dead. All the schoolchildren and members of the teaching staff are safe, the spokesman said.

Built in 1956, Murree Christian Scho


Mockery with Minority in Democracy. Bishop Nasir.

In January 2002 the minority community was deprived the right of electing their own representatives. Now the minorities have been given representation in National and Provincial Assemblies.

How the minorities will get the representation is the strangest thing one can ever imagine. First we will


Government to clarify the elections of reserved minority's seats. Nazir Bhatti.

Mr. Bhatti said that dual voting system have been under considerations of the previous government for the minorities because the majority party in the house have imposed the leaders of their own choices from the minorities and in the PPP government of 1973, the such new faces were imposed who were e


Minorities reserved seats restored after Christian's strong protest. PCP Report.

It's the very first success by the general Christian leaders of Pakistan that the government was forced to restore the reserved minority seats in parliament. Pakistan Christian was the first to launch campaigns against these amendments. According to the PCP correspondents in Karachi and Islamabad, t


Dr Ruth Pfau, a Catholic nun in Pakistan who led the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center, honored with Public Service 2002 Ramon Magsaysay Award.

The Awardees are:

Hilario Davide, Jr., Chief Justice of the Philippines' Supreme Court, for Government Service. Chief Justice Davide is being recognized for "his life of principled citizenship in profound service to democracy and the rule of law in the Philippines."

Dr. Ruth Pfau, a Catholic n


Historic Kotri church in court battle with squatter shops.<br>By Robin Fernandez. PCP.

Fr. Ilyas Gill, a Franciscan priest posted at the Kotri church, said some construction workers approached him on 11 April 2002, and sought his permission to tear down a row of shops built in front of the church and then rebuild them. "I told them the shopkeeper himself must come and talk about the i


We are not optimistic after meeting President Mushraf. APMA.<br>PCP. Special report.

It's important, that APMA was formed on July 14 in Islamabad only a week before this invitation. The Christian minority has been demanding the restoration of reserved minority seats in parliament and revival of separate election system in Pakistan. The minority's pressure on government for these dem


Four held over Bahawalpur church massacre

The men were captured in the town of Vehari in Punjab province on Monday night and belonged to banned Islamic militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Iftikhar Ahmed, deputy inspector general of the provincial police, said.

He said three men wanted for the October 28 attack on St Dominic's Church in t


Mushraf urged to invite true Christian leadership to discuss amendment package. Nazir Bhatti.

Its again privileges to Muslim women that their reserved seats have been increased from 20 to 65 as allocated in Islamic republic of Pakistan constitution of 1973 and new reserved seats have been added and allocated for technocrats when 1973 constitution never allowed such seats of technocrats. The


Only one week later. Kenneth Anwar on death row when on July 12, Federal Religious Minister declares that "Non-Muslim Cannot Be Awarded Death For Blasphemy: Ghazi "<br>By: Mohammad Shehzad

Speaking on the issue of 'marriage' without 'wali' Dr Ghazi said: "I feel that 'marriage' without a 'wali' is a valid and legitimate marriage but it should preferably be held in the presence of 'wali'. Dr Ghazi supported the 'suicide attacks' saying: "I consider the 'suicide
attacks' carried ou


Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy<br>By Shahid Hussain

The prosecution had charged the convict with passing derogatory remarks about the Holy Prophet (PBUH) in a letter he sent to complainant Haji Mehmood Zafar, secretary general, Aujuman Ashait-e-Islam. The court upheld the charge and observed that Kenneth defiled the sacred name of the Holy Prophet

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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

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