Aid Organisation Raises Red Flag Over Forced Conversions of Christian Women to Islam in Pakistan

Sputniknews - Tim Korso- August 2019 The problem mostly affects religious minorities, such as Christians, who also face other issues in addition to forced conversions. Asia Bibi, a Christian woman born in Pakistan, narrowly escaped a death sentence recently over false accusations of blasphemy, triggered by a conflict with Muslim colleagues. The organisation Aid to the Church ...

A Roman Catholic Family Converts to Orthodox Christianity in Pakistan

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OCP News Service - 27/5/19 Pakistan: A Roman Catholic Family of five members joined the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan. They were welcomed by Fr. Paul Sushil (Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan– Moscow Patriarchate) welcomed the family. Mr. Richard Nazeer, Ephraim, Juliana, Philip, Peter, and Maximus are the new members of the Orthodox Church ...

Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan

OCP News Service - 21/01/2019 Islamabad-Pakistan: Fr. Paul Sushil  (Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan- Moscow Patriarchate) led the celebrations of the feast of the Holy Theophany of Jesus Christ - Our Lord, God, and Saviour at Lahore and Islamabad. Source: OCP News Service

Pakistan Prime Minster Imran Khan – “Jesus Has No Mention in Human History” – Social Media Hits Back

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OCP News Service - 28/11/18 Pakistan: The Oxford-educated Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Kahn has offended Christians by stating that Jesus Christ has no mention in human history. He made the controversial statement during the inaugural session of the Rahmatul-Lil-Alameen conference (gathering to mark Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary). However, Twitterati (Twitter Users) hit back by educating him on Christianity and ...

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society – Activity Report 2017

OCP Secretariat -  OCP News Service -5/1/18 Dear Beloved Readers & Well-wishers Christmas-Nativity & New Year Wishes We are happy to present the activity report of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) for the years 2017. The report includes details of meetings, visits, research publications, charity, and social welfare as well as other activities. Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – Activity ...

Three Suspects Plotting Christmas Terror Attack Reportedly Detained in Pakistan

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Sputniknews - 23/12/17 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three terrorists, who were plotting to carry out attacks during Christmas celebrations, have been arrested by Pakistani authorities following a counterterrorism operation in Pakistan's southwestern Punjab province, local media reported Friday. During the operation in the city of Muzaffargarh, the authorities seized hand grenades and ammunition, the Geo TV broadcaster reported. According to the TV channel, ...

Explosion in Christian Church in Pakistan: 9 Reportedly Killed, 50 Injured

Sputniknews - 18/12/17 Gunmen reportedly rushed into a Christian church in Quetta as the Sunday service was about to start, detonating a bomb and opening fire on local worshippers. The Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Several gunmen have reportedly attacked a Christian church in the southern Pakistani city of Quetta. The attack was followed by a blast, ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of ROCOR Defrocks Two Pakistani Priests

OCP News Service - 24/5/17 Sargodha -Pakistan: His Beatitude Metropolitan Hilarion (First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Outside Russia) has defrocked two Priests in Pakistan for canonical violations and pastoral disobedience. The two Priests are Cyril Amer and Anthony Shamoon. The two Priests are Cyril Amer and Anthony Shamaoon. They are involved in several criminal activities including ...

Support an Orthodox Christian to buy a Piano to Earn his Livelihood

OCP News Service - 11/1/2016 (The below request has been verified by the local Orthodox Church in Pakistan ). A humble request from one of our Orthodox Christian Faithful in Pakistan. Your support will help him earn his livelihood. Please contact Alexander in person via email - awaisshahbaz0@gmail.com.  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ  I am Alexander, an Orthodox Christian faithful of ...

HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER TERRORIST ATTACK IN PAKISTAN

DECR Communicatioin Service  - March 2016 His Excellency Mr. Nawaz SHARIF Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Your Excellency, Dear Mr. Prime Minister: It was with profound grief that I learned about the appalling terrorist attack in Lahore that killed and injured many people, including women and children. Please accept my deep condolences. I request you to convey ...

‘Lawyers’ Work Against Christian Accused of ‘Blasphemy’ in Pakistan

Raymond Ibrahim - 1/7/15 The “lawyers” of a Christian man imprisoned in Pakistan on the charge of desecrating the Koran last May are actually working against him. Humayun Faisal, a mentally disabled Christian will remain in prison as his lawyers have withdrawn their request for bail.According to the pool of Christian attorneys of the NGO “Lead,”  during the ...

Pakistan: Church Attacked, ‘Christians and Their Places of Worship Are Not Safe’

Raymond Ibrahim - June 2015 In Faisalabad, Pakistan, a gang of Muslims on motorbikes attacked a church near the Sadar police station.   They opened fire on the church and set its main gate on fire, damage its windowpanes. The attack took place on May 29 around 2 am. As news of the attack spread, locals arrived at the scene ...

CELEBRATIONS OF HOLY PASCHA IN PAKISTAN

Fr. Joseph Farooq - April 2015 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION, Archbishop of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on April 12, 2015, the ROCOR faithful in Pakistan joyfully participated in the Paschal Divine Liturgy. The congregation was given the chance to prepare themselves during ...

The Blessed Feast Of The Nativity Of Christ In Pakistan

Report by Fr. Joseph Farooq - January 2015 St. Sergius of Radonezh Orthodox Church Sargodha Pakistan With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION, Archbishop of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. On January 7, 2015 natives of Pakistani Orthodox Believers outside Russia in Pakistan celebrated Christmas according to ...

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Peshawar

December 2014 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to His Excellency Mamnoon HUSSAIN, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, over the terrorist attack in Peshawar, as the result of which nearly 150 people had died and 150 people had been injured. The text of the message is given below. Your ...

Prince Charles Visits Syriac Orthodox Church in London: Condemns Attack on School Children in Pakistan

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OCP News Service - 18/12/14 London: Prince Charles made a visit to the Syriac Orthodox of St Thomas Cathedral in Acton, London On Wednesday 17th of December 2014. The Prince was given a cordial welcome by Mor Athanasius Toma Dawod Dakkama – Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox church in UK. The Prince addressed Syriac faithful where he spoke ...

Prayer for the Victims in Pakistan by Rev Fr Alexander Kurien

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17/12/14 OCP News Service - Global Dear Friends, Please join me in Prayer for the Victims (150 plus innocent children of all ages and teachers and those many wounded) of the Deadly Terrorist Attack at the Military School, Peshawar, Pakistan (I was blessed to have visited this school twice): Heavenly Father our Benevolent Lord, Creator and Sustainer of ...

Christian couple burnt alive on accusation of blasphemy in Pakistan

A photo of the Christian couple Shama Bibi (left) and Shehzad Masih, who were murdered in Pakistan after a mob accused them of desecrating a copy of the Koran

November 2014 Kasur, Punjab: November 4, 2014. (PCP) A pregnant Christian woman named Shama Bibi and her husband named Shahzad Masih were burnt alive in Brick Kiln by a Muslim mob on allegations of blasphemy at 7; 00 Am here today. Shahzad Masih aged 36 along with his wife and four children was working as brick kiln ...

Christian couple burned alive in Pakistan

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 CatholicCulture.org - November 2014 Two Pakistani Christians were thrown into a brick kiln and burned to death following a blasphemy allegation. The killings took place in a village near Lahore. The Fides news agency reported that Shama Bibi, 24, had burned some papers belonging to her late father-in-law. After a Muslim who witnessed the incident alleged she had burned ...

Hundreds Of Thousands Homeless In Flood-Ravaged Pakistan

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September 2014 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — The race to reach dry land grows more urgent as massive flooding in Pakistan forces hundreds of thousands of families to evacuate their homes. Heavy monsoon rains earlier in the week have triggered landslides, while floodwaters have submerged entire villages and swept away bridges and more than 400,000 acres of ...