Christian Persecution

September 6, 2012

Pakistan Blasphemy Case Draws Concern in U.S. — and Criticism of Obama’s Record

The blasphemy trial of Rimsha Masih, a 14-year-old defendant with Down syndrome, exposes plight of Christians and other religious minorities in Muslim countries that are allies of the United States.

July 20, 2012

International Clamor for Asia Bibi’s Release Grows

The Christian mother of 5, convicted in sharia court of blasphemy in 2010, remains on death row in Pakistan.

June 28, 2012

Cardinal Schönborn to Washington: ‘Syria and Egypt Must Not Become Iraq’

As Egypt inaugurates an Islamist president and civil war rages on in Syria, cardinal of Vienna and religious-freedom activists call on the West to ‘help the Christian minorities to breathe.’

December 20, 2011

India Tribunal Indicts Local Government for Anti-Christian Violence

Report describes violence as ‘torture’ and lambasts government officials for being ‘silent spectators and bystanders.’

October 21, 2011

Church Report Condemns Pakistan's Intolerance Toward Non-Muslims

A 12-year-old Christian girl's ordeal sheds further light on the plight of religious minorities.

October 20, 2011

Coptic Christians Protest Attacks, as White House Weighs Policy

Elections in Egypt are likely to solidify their second-class citizen status.

October 12, 2011

Pope Prays for Egyptian Christians After Cairo Violence

At his Oct. 12 audience, Benedict expressed sorrow over incident that left dozens dead and hundreds injured: 'I join in the sorrow of the families of the victims and the entire Egyptian people, torn by attempts to undermine the peaceful coexistence between its communities, which is rather essential to preserve, especially in this time of transition.'

October 6, 2011

Tim Tebow and Christophobia

July 13, 2011

Pakistan to Restore Ministry for Religious Minorities

Government official calms Christians' fears of continued persecution by the Muslim majority.

March 23, 2011

Cardinal Turkson Discusses the Turmoil in North Africa

Egypt Could Become ‘a New Iraq,’ Ghanaian Archbishop Says

January 4, 2011

Gunned Down for Defending Christians

A Pakistani governor was assassinated today for seeking to pardon a Christian woman. The archbishop of Lahore talks to the Register about what the future holds for his 97% Muslim country.

September 15, 2010

Quran Desecration Backlash

Christians Still Living in Fear in Kashmir

October 13, 2009

We Don’t Kidnap Imams

July 2, 2009

Senators Rally for Jailed Priest

November 6, 2008

Priest Targeted by Al Qaeda

October 17, 2008

Iraq’s Beleaguered Christians

Page 2 of 2 pages  < 1 2