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Pakistani bishops take part in sit-in to protest treatment of Christians

March 13, 2013

Two Pakistani bishops, including the president of the nation’s episcopal conference, took part in a peaceful sit-in and candlelight vigil in Lahore, the nation’s second-largest city, following an anti-Christian rampage that left nearly 200 homes destroyed.

Elsewhere in Lahore, police beat peaceful Christian demonstrators and fired tear gas at the crowd.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Mar. 13, 2013 9:13 PM ET USA

    How brave these bishops are,facing martyrdom,surely. If the blood of martyrs means anything,Pakistan will be a most Christian nation,as their soil is soaked in blood of Christians.