Approximately 400 people protested the decision at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Karachi, and Christians in other parts of the country protested as well.
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Sister Ruth Lewis, head of Dar-ul-Sukun, a Karachi home for children with disabilities, died at age 77 of the coronavirus in Karachi July 20.
The US State Department has designated Pakistan a “country of particular concern” since 2018 for its record on religious freedom violations.
The authorities of Pakistan have consistently failed to implement safeguards on behalf of religious minorities, despite numerous policies in favor of economic and physical protections for members of non-Muslim religions.
A petition to overturn last year’s acquittal of blasphemy charges against the Catholic wife and mother was dismissed Tuesday.
Authorities flew Bibi to an undisclosed location the night of Nov. 7 for security reasons, two senior government officials told the AP.
The Catholic mother of five faces a real possibility of death if she is released from jail but forbidden from leaving Pakistan.
At least nine churchgoers were killed and more than 40 injured in a double suicide bomber attack at a Methodist church in southwest Pakistan.
‘Upon all who mourn and upon all who have been affected by this tragedy, His Holiness invokes the divine gifts of consolation and strength,’ read a telegram from the Holy See on Aug. 9.
A Taliban group claimed responsibility for the blast and said it was aimed at Christians.