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Sawan Masih (CLAAS)

Pakistan: Seven wasted years spent in prison on blasphemy charge


“No one has been held accountable for him missing seven precious years of his life away from his family.”

Maira (l) and Ms. Shafique

In Pakistan, a struggle for justice for kidnapped Catholic girl takes a fresh turn


“Maira will always be considered an apostate from Islam in the eyes of Mr. Nakash and mob groups, and they will continue to demand that she be killed.”

Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi calls on Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to protect minorities


“I appeal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan—especially for the victims of the blasphemy laws and the girls who have been forcibly converted—to safeguard and protect the minorities, who are also Pakistani citizens.”

Success Story: Coronavirus Emergency Aid for Three Dioceses in Pakistan


“The aid you have provided us from ACN has helped save many people from starvation. Many people had absolutely nothing to put on the table …

Amjad (l) and family

A Pakistani Catholic, released after five years in prison for murder he didn’t commit, tells his story


“At the police station, officers abused, slapped and tortured us with batons, charging us with burning Muslims. They snatched rosaries from three of us and threw them on the floor.”

Pakistan: 14-year-old Catholic girl flees her kidnapper’s house


“They threatened to murder my whole family. My life was at stake in the hands of the accused and Nakash repeatedly raped me forcefully.”

Miara Shahbaz

Pakistan: for kidnapped Catholic girl, calamity in the courtroom


“With this ruling, no Christian girl in Pakistan is safe. It is unbelievable. What we have seen yesterday is an Islamic judgment. The arguments we put forward were very strong and cogent.”

Poster shows Jadeem Joseph

Pakistan: Christian man is murdered for living in a Muslim neighborhood


“What kind of mentality is this? I really have no answer for it. I don’t know if people in the West can understand what a difficult situation we [Christians] have to face here on account of our faith.”

In Pakistan, hope for kidnapped Catholic girl forced to marry Muslim captor


“If the police and the courts know that people in the West are paying attention, they will be under more pressure to follow the law rather than give into extremist groups who are not favorable to Christians.”

Aid packages for the poor

In Pakistan, aid for poor Christian families coping with pandemic


“This aid that you at ACN has given has helped save the people from starvation. Many of them had nothing to put on the table to feed their families and they were in a very scary situation.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.