Christian neighborhoods in Pakistan’s capital face demolition; church destroyed
Catholic World News - March 13, 2014
A Pakistani judge has ordered a municipal agency in Islamabad, the nation’s capital, to demolish at least ten poor neighborhoods in which 5,000 Christian families live, according to a Fides news agency report.
Elsewhere, Muslim extremists destroyed a Protestant church that was under construction in Okara district, which is located in the eastern province of Punjab.
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!
Progress toward our September expenses ($33,956 to go):
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!