Pakistani Christians face threats during Holy Week
Catholic World News - April 03, 2012
Christians in the Punjab region of Pakistan are fearful of attacks by Islamic zealots during Holy Week and Easter.
In the Sarghoda district, signs and sacred images have been defaced and Christians have received threats, warning them not to attend religious services. “Christians live Holy Week in terror,” reported a local priest, adding that police have not taken action to protect the religious minority.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!