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

November 28, 2018 Featured
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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 […]

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Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society – Activity Report 2017

January 5, 2018 Featured

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 […]

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Three Suspects Plotting Christmas Terror Attack Reportedly Detained in Pakistan

December 23, 2017 Featured
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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 […]

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

December 18, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of ROCOR Defrocks Two Pakistani Priests

May 24, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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

November 1, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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

March 29, 2016 Featured News

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. […]

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

July 1, 2015 Featured News

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,” […]

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

June 3, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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CELEBRATIONS OF HOLY PASCHA IN PAKISTAN

April 17, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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The Blessed Feast Of The Nativity Of Christ In Pakistan

January 19, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Peshawar

December 23, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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

December 18, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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Prayer for the Victims in Pakistan by Rev Fr Alexander Kurien

December 17, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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Christians launch peaceful protests in every city of Pakistan to condemn burning alive of Christian couple

November 11, 2014 Featured News

PAKISTAN CHRISTIAN POST – November 2014 Pakistan: Christian launch peaceful protests in every city of Pakistan to condemn burning alive of Christian couple on accusation of blasphemy. Source:

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Christian couple burnt alive on accusation of blasphemy in Pakistan

November 11, 2014 Featured News
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 […]

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Christian couple burned alive in Pakistan

November 6, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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Hundreds Of Thousands Homeless In Flood-Ravaged Pakistan

September 18, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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PCC strongly condemn killing of Christian MPA of Balochistan Assembly

July 17, 2014 Featured News

  June – July 2014 – Pakistan Christian Post Karachi; June 14, 2014. (PCP) Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has very strongly condemned killing of Hendery Masih, Member of Balochistan Assembly by his security guard in city of Quetta today. Hendery Masih was Member of Balochistan Assembly from ruling National […]

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Kidnapped, Raped, and Forced to Flee: Christian Experiences in Pakistan

June 11, 2014 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – June 2014 Editor’s note: The following account was written for RaymondIbrahim.com by an American teacher in the Muslim world. During my recent trip to Thailand, I attended service in a Church where many members of its congregation are Pakistani Christians who have fled religious persecution in their home country. After the service, […]

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Chief Minister Punjab silent on gang rape of minor Christian girl

April 28, 2014 News

April 2014 Karachi: April 27, 2014. (PCP) Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has strongly condemned silence of Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab, on incident of gang rape of 8 years old Christian girl in district Sialkot of Punjab from a constituency where National Assembly of Pakistan and Punjab […]

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