Pakistan: bishops ask Holy See to declare assassinated layman a martyr
Catholic World News - March 28, 2011
The bishops of Pakistan have asked the Holy See to declare Shabhaz Bhatti a martyr and patron of religious freedom. Bhatti, a layman who served as federal minister of minorities, was assassinated on March 2 for his opposition to the nation’s blasphemy law.
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