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Pakistan: Paul Bhatti to succeed slain brother as federal minister

Catholic World News - May 04, 2011

To the relief of Pakistan’s beleaguered Christian community, Paul Bhatti, currently special adviser to the prime minister, has been named to a cabinet-level post as federal minister for religious minorities. Bhatti, a Catholic layman, is the brother of Shabhaz Bhatti, who previously held the cabinet post and was assassinated on March 2 for his opposition to the nation’s blasphemy law.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - May. 05, 2011 3:51 PM ET USA

    What courage our brothers and sisters in these third world countries have! Martyrdom is almost assured.

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