"Fantastic news that Asia Bibi appears to have left Pakistan safely," [British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt]
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy, leaves Pakistan
by: Kathy GannonISLAMABAD, May 8, 2019 (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunitedRead More
The Sri Lankan government accused a local militant Islamist group...
Sri Lanka Christian massacre ‘shocking in its cruelty’
by David RoachCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 22, 2019 (BP) — Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that targeted Christians and killed at least 290 people have prompted calls to prayer by SouthernRead More
Sri Lanka’s Christians have a long history that reflects the dynamics of colonialism as well as present-day ethnic and religious tensions.
Who are Sri Lanka’s Christians?
by: Mathew SchmalzApril 22, 2019 (The Conversation) — At least 200 people have been killed in several coordinated bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. SeveralRead More
Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the bombings as a terrorist attack by religious extremists and said seven suspects had been arrested,
Easter Sunday blasts kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka
by: The Associated PressCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019 (AP) — At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxuryRead More
While Holy Week plans were smoothly revised, the challenge of restoring and reopening the 850-year-old cathedral...
Holy Week services go on in Paris despite Notre Dame fire
by: Tom HeneghanPARIS, April 18, 2019 (RNS) — Holy Week and Easter are the busiest time in the Christian calendar, and losing a cathedral just as it begins would beRead More