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Shooters shatter altar at Catholic youth meeting, then threaten arson in land grab attempt!

A Catholic Church in Harsan Kot Chak 165, in the district of Samundari, 36 km from Faisalabad came under attack on the evening of 13th July 2018 when four armed men fired bullets at the front wall and entry.  The incident began at 6pm when a 17 year old teenager named Shan Jalal was walking around the church pasting posters for the next youth meeting on 22nd July 2018, onto the church boundary wall. At the time of the attack, 50 to 60 people were congregated in Kot Harsan Catholic Church for a youth meeting that was scheduled at 7:00 pm that evening, they came early because of the huge popularity of the event.  While he was undertak...

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Police discrimination forces Pak-Christians to petition the government to worship in church

A Pakistani church in New Sarabah Village, Toba Tek Singh Chak 336, has been forced to approach the Deputy Commissioner of Police for Toba Tek Singh for permission to use their church building. Their church was banned for any kind of church services two years ago after Christian music and prayers emanating from the building caused severe offence to local Muslims. The church building for Full Gospel Assembly was bravely completed in 2012 despite several threats from local Muslim leaders. The building was paid for by contributions from the 200 impoverished but faithful parishioners - many of whom helped build the church for free in their spare time....

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Churches in Thailand targeted during asylum crackdown!

Wilson Chowdhry hands over payment for Thai classes for one of the church projects supported by the BPCA. The leader of a church in Thailand that organises Thai-language and English classes for asylum seekers funded by the BPCA has spoken out against the targeting of international churches during a resurgent Thai authorities crackdown on people they see as tourist visa over-stayers. Asylum seekers in Bangkok, Thailand are being re-persecuted by the authorities who simply do not want outsiders in their midst even of they have a genuine application for asylum lodged with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).  P...

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Hard-working and exploited Pakistani Christian asylum seekers arrested in Phuket

Persecution victims Adnan Masih, his wife and two children during happier days. Yesterday (3rd July 2018) 12 Pakistani asylum seekers were arrested whilst travelling on a Thai Bus to Phuket where all the men were employed and cooks. cleaners and waiters for one of the country's leading tourist restaurants. 8 of the men arrested were Christians and 4 belonged to the equally persecuted Ahmadi faith. The arrest occurred during the latest clamp-down on asylum seekers by the Thai authorities who outright refuse to sign UN conventions for Asylum leaving Europe and the west to carry the international burden, despite being fully fledged members of...

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Why does the court ruling to officially refer to Christians as Masihi rather than Esai matter?

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed all the authorities within the country to refer to the Christian community as ‘Masihi’ officially. For this purpose the authorities were directed to make all necessary arrangements in official documents and records to use the word Masihi instead of Esai. On May 11, Friday, a two member bench of the apex court issued directions while hearing the petition case filed by a Pakistani Christian Samuel Pyara. This two member bench was chaired by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar himself. Justice Ijaz ul Hassan was the other member of this bench hearing the case number H.R.C.No.20171-B of 2018...

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Prayer and healing in Ilford town centre leads to several souls saved!

British Pakistani Christian Association has been working hard to alter the way our local council interacts with the residents living in the London Borough of Redbridge.  Our main cause for concern were the lack of local events to help foster harmony within the community and create opportunities for community groups and charities in our borough promote their services and gain referrals, to help strengthen the community. Our primary strategy was to create a new regular monthly community fayre - one with a difference, due to a heavy slant towards community engagement. So, whilst an array of commercial stalls kept shoppers committed ...

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