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In Pakistan, two kidnappings of under-age Christian girls

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“I cannot go anywhere alone, for I might be attacked again, and I cannot worship freely. I have no security or legal protection. Still, I do not want to leave my country. This is my home.”

In Pakistan, Christians are subject to mistreatment, violence that often goes unpunished

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“But despite this, I know that God is on my side, and I am comforted by His presence. I have the Bible on my phone, and I read it when I am afraid, especially Psalms 23 and 121. And I pray constantly.”

In Pakistan, education holds the key for Christian advancement in society

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“Muslims believe that converting one person to Islam earns them eternal life. If an initial effort fails, people turn to kidnapping. Kidnappings and forced marriages are most common in rural areas, where people have little education.”

Pakistani archbishop condemns kidnapping and forced conversions of underage Christian girls

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He believes there is a religious aspect to the kidnappings, particularly as the girls are Hindu or Christian. Yet, the archbishop did not believe it was the only explanation. “It is lust. They think ‘she is pretty and I want her.’ It is a crime and it has a possible religious component too.”

In Pakistan, human traffickers prey on Christian girls drawn by false promises

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“I quickly noticed that something was seriously wrong. Though the matchmaker had told me that my husband was a Christian, I never saw him praying or reading the Bible. He didn’t provide money for meals, and he often beat me. He even confessed that he had only pretended to be Christian in order to get me to marry him.”

In Pakistan, a Catholic widow cries out for justice and support in wake of husband’s murder

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“On June 8, 2019, he went to work but did not come home. I was very worried, as he was never late. His brother helped me look for him. We went street by street but could not find him. The next morning, someone told us that he’d seen the body of Safdar Masih in the local hospital. He had been murdered.”

In Pakistan, discrimination turns violent for a Catholic teenager

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“It is dangerous for me in Pakistan. I have never felt respected, and I have never been able to worship freely. My textbook says that Jesus Christ is not the son of God, and that Christians are idolaters: I have no hope for peace, or religious tolerance.”

Asia Bibi flies to freedom, making her way to Canada

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“We thank God that the family is now being reunited at long last. We pray to God that they will have a better future and can put behind them nearly 10 years of suffering. We thank God that justice has prevailed.”

In Pakistan, state schools are a harsh environment for Christians

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“Despite what I’ve experienced, I believe that I will be successful. And when I worry, I recite Psalm 23; I always carry a rosary with me as well.”

In Pakistan, there are many Asia Bibis the world doesn’t know about, languishing in prison

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Section 295B stipulates a life sentence for anyone who desecrates the Koran, while insulting the Prophet Muhammed carries the death sentence under Section 295C.

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