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Christians in India seek protection from Hindutva government

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“As long as the BJP [Bharatiya Janata Party] remains in the government, Christians will face high levels of injustice and persecution.”

New religious body adds to Islamization in Pakistan

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“The Prime Minister wants the RAA to formulate an intellectual response to blasphemous acts in the West. A perfect response would be to discourage people from taking the law into their own hands and to punish others without a fair trial.”

Emergency Aid for Priests, Catechists and Needy Families Affected by the Pandemic in Pakistan

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The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has been severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic – not least economically. The consequences have fallen particularly hard on the …

Pakistan: plea to government to end forced marriage and conversion of women and girls

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Christian and Hindu girls are particularly vulnerable, as they are targeted to be forcibly converted to Islam and have far less social and legal backing.

In Pakistan, Christians are ‘the poorest of the poor’

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“The main challenge for Christians is education, otherwise they will not have the means to lift themselves out of poverty.”

Taliban rule in Afghanistan poses a threat to Pakistan’s Christians

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“Such attacks on churches and minority communities illustrate that Pakistan has always been receptive to fundamentalism.”

Taliban-linked threat in Pakistan: churches increase security

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“Now that the Taliban are back, it will strengthen Islamist groups and so there could be attacks.”

Aug. 22 is the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief—the case of Pakistan

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“we have witnessed an alarming increase in blasphemy accusations in the past few years, especially following the growth in the use of social media forums such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.”

Catholic nurse comes under fire from Muslim colleagues

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“They called me a churi (low caste), an abusive term reserved for sanitation workers, and said they refused to work under a Christian.”

Program helps Christian women in Pakistan facing discrimination, social exclusion, and poverty

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“My classmates subjected me to constant discrimination and prejudice towards me and my family on account of our religion.”

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