Articles Posted in the " Christians in Pakistan " Category

  • NA gives red light to minorities’ rights protection bill

    Bill seeking adequate provisions for providing protection to the religious minorities in the country has been turned down by the National Assembly of Pakistan. Details emerged that NA’s Committee on Human Rights and Law in its formal meeting has declined the proposed bill about protection of rights of minorities in during a formal meeting.   […]

  • Shahbaz Bhatti murder case: Court issues arrest warrants of seven

    Court issues arrest warrants of seven witnesses in Shahbaz Bhatti murder case. The court ordered their arrest for not presenting themselves before the court. Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder case was heard by the Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad, when judge adjourned the court proceedings till next month. Two assassins sprayed the Christian minister’s car with gunfire, striking […]

  • Mardan: Deceitful notices render Christian families homeless

    Christian families rendered homeless by reason of deceitful orders issued by the Cantonment Board. About ten to fifteen families of Christians were forced to vacate their houses followed by two notices issued by the Cantonment Board. In line with details, the Cantonment Board in its first notice had maintained that the Christians must vacate the […]

  • Population census inevitable say Pakistani Bishops

    Pakistani Bishops call for a population census, calling it the need of the hour. Pakistani church leaders have also emphasized upon the inevitable need to update the data of the Christians and other religious minorities living in the country. This request was put forth by the Bishops when they gathered in Lahore during their annual […]

  • Jhang: Christians consuming water contaminated with sewage

    Christian community residing in Jhang’s Christian Colony forced to drink water contaminated with sewage. Local Christians claim that contamination is deliberate and is a reprisal to nominating an independent candidate in the elections. The neighborhood is home to about 530 Christian families. A local Christian revealed to Minority Voice that in 1975, Father Bony Mandus […]

  • Crackdown on Christian TV channels distorts social harmony

    Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has initiated a crackdown on the Christian TV Channels which has caused grievance among Pakistani Christians. This mass shutdown of all Christian TV stations has tainted the social harmony in the country. On September 23, PEMRA had issued notices to ban the airing of 11 Christian TV channels – […]

  • Faisalabad: Bishop acknowledged for his spiritual and social services

    Rt. Reverend Bishop Joseph Arshad appreciated for rendering valuable and fruitful service towards the Church and the society. In a humble gathering Professor Anjum James Paul presented a shield to Rev. Bishop Joseph Arshad as a token of appreciation. Professor Anjum James Paul a prominent Pakistani academic and head of Pakistan Minorities’ Teachers Alliance presented […]