The 42-year-old’s supporters believe that he was falsely accused of the crime, which is punishable by death in Pakistan, an Islamic republic in South Asia with a population of almost 227 million people.
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Homily comes amid recent public controversy over book selection in an upper-level English class.
The Catholic mother of five faces a real possibility of death if she is released from jail but forbidden from leaving Pakistan.
Chair of New Testament studies at College of the Holy Cross wrote a book a decade ago suggesting that Christ was a ‘drag king’ who had ‘queer desires.’
The Pakistani mother had been on death row for nearly five years, due to an accusation, which she denied, that she insulted Islam’s prophet Muhammad during an argument.
Some local imams allegedly incited a mob to torture and burn alive Shahzad Masih, 28, and his pregnant wife Shama Bibi.