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.
- Christians Protest in Lahore, hundreds arrested by the police: the Bishops at the sit-in (Fides)
- Over 100 homes burned in anti-Christian rampage in Pakistan (CWN, 3/11)