THE PRIEST FROM PAKISTAN: HEARING THE BLAST, I IMMEDIATELY RAN TO THE PLACE OF TRAGEDY

Orthodox Pakistan- March- April 2016 Yesterday I was with my mother at the Liturgy in our church. When we returned home in the evening, I went out into the yard and heard the noise, the big bang, because my house is not far from the park, Gulshan-e-Iqbal in Lahore, where the tragedy occurred. We were less ...

Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Prelates Meet in Islamabad – Pakistan

Orthodox Churches in Pakistan OCP News Service - Exclusive - 25/2/14 Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate - UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) Islamabad: The Prelates of Russian Orthodox Church Eastern and Coptic Orthodox Churches  met in Islamabad Pakistan. The Russian Orthodox Church prelates lead by Fr Adrian paved an official visit to the residence of Fr Abuna Bishoy who ...

Suicide bombers kill 81 at church in Peshawar, Pakistan

Saima Mohsin and Emma Lacey-Bordeaux, CNN - 23/9/13 Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Choir members and children attending Sunday school were among 81 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan. It was one of the deadliest attacks ever on the Christian community in Pakistan. The attack took place at the All Saints Church ...

Iranian Family Converted to Orthodoxy in Islamabad

Russian Orthodox Church of Pakistan (ROCOR- Moscow Patriarchate) 24/2/13 Islamabad: A family form Iran accepted Orthodoxy. Ayub is a fearless lionhearted man, bold , educated and strong in faith. Fr Adrian met his family in Islamabad and he was excited him by their faith and lives. His wife Teresa and children Francis and Maria are well educated ...

Rimsha is out of Jail

9/9/2012 Islamabad: September 8, 2012. (Shamim Masih) Yesterday Pakistani Judge Muhammad Azam Khan granted bail and today he his court issued released order accepting two sureties bonds of Rs. 5,00,000/- each for a Christian girl Rimsha, who had been accused. Rimsha was released from Central Jail, Adaial Rawalpindi, where she had been kept under detention for couple ...

Christian girl hailed as ‘daughter of nation’ by senior Pakistani cleric

Jon Boone in Islamabad 5/9/2012 Chairman of All Pakistan Ulema Council vows to guarantee safety of girl accused of blasphemy if she is released from prison. The Christian girl who was allegedly framed for blasphemy by her local mullah has been hailed as a "daughter of the nation" by one of Pakistan's most senior Islamic clerics, who also ...