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Monumental ancient Christian cross found in mountains of northern Pakistan

“It is indeed great news for all of us that an ancient cross was found in Skardu. It shows that Christianity existed in this area," said Mansha Noor, executive director of Caritas Pakistan.

Pakistan: In prison on blasphemy charges, Christian man sees appeal hearing postponed nearly 70 times

It has now been 11 years since his lawyer submitted his first appeal petition in Lahore High Court.

In Pakistan, family seeks the return of 14-year-old daughter held in forced marriage

Lawyers for the family say the girl was taken at gunpoint, and forced to marry and abandon her faith.

Pakistan: Christians denied COVID-19 aid

There have been reports of COVID-19 emergency aid staff on the ground refusing to give help to non-Muslims as the donations had come as Zakat charitable offerings, in accordance with Islamic Shari‘a …

Asia Bibi to Aleteia: “At every moment, I kept God in my heart”

Sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan, Asia Bibi spent 10 years in prison before being acquitted. On a visit to Paris, she gave an interview to Aleteia.

Pakistan: Victim of forced conversion to Islam might testify in court—a first

The Catholic girl's appearance in court would powerfully recall the plight of many Christian girls who suffered the same fate, but never had their day in court. 

The story of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani woman condemned to death for blasphemy

Anne-Isabelle Tollet, the French journalist who wrote a book about Bibi's plight, talks to Aleteia.

In Pakistan, two kidnappings of underage Christian girls

The story of two Catholic girls abducted from their homes by Muslims.

A Pakistani Catholic talks about the mistreatment, violence suffered by Christians

Naseem Nawab, a nurse, told Aid to the Church in Need about a beating she received this summer at the hands of two Muslim colleagues at the hospital.

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