Lahore’s Hindu community: Putting on a brave face for bhagwan. By Ayesha Javed Akram

LAHORE: If you were not looking, you could easily miss it. The only thing that will guide you to the great Hindu god Krishna’s home in Lahore is a meek black signboard on an unassuming yellow building. There is no grand 100-step staircase leading to a temple in the clouds; you have to squeeze



May 19 (PCP ) — Six people were arrested on May 3 in connection with a February 10 incident regarding residents of Kilipala village in Orissa state shaving the heads of a local pastor and eight Christian women. Tonsuring, or shaving the crown of the head, is seen as the mark of a Hindu convert



WASHINGTON, DC, May 18, 2004 -- Four Hmong Christians who organized and led weekly worship services in a house church in Vietnams remote province of Ha Giang have now been officially sentenced for the vague offense of "disturbing public order." According to information just obtained by Freedom Hous



WASHINGTON, DC, May 19, 2004 -- The Center for Religious Freedom of Freedom House today urged U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell to protest China's responsibility for what is probably the world's largest single incident of religious repression now underway in the world.

According to the Flushin


International Christian Leaders Battle Prostitution in Czech and Cambodia By : Khalid Mansoor Soomro, PCP Sindh Bureau chief

110 Christian leaders around the world warn against an "act unworthy of Czechs' traditions of fighting for their own freedom"

On May 5, 2004, an international coalition of more than 110 Christian leaders called on the Czech Republic to reject the reported plans to legalize prostitution. The co-si


Judicial enquiry demanded by CLAAS in Javaid Anjum Murder case. Christians urged to write British MP,s and government of Pakistan. PCP Report.

London. May 12, 2004. CLAAS is demanding a judicial inquiry into murder of a 19-year-old Christian allegedly killed by Muslim extremists.

Mr. Nasir Saeed Said "It has been reported that Christian student Javaid Anjum was abducted on 17 April and taken to an Islamic seminary where he was tortured


Churches Attacked in Latest Kosovo Violence. BF. Report

Violence being perpetrated by aggrieved Albanians is centring on Christian churches, cemeteries and monasteries. Thirty-one people have been killed and more than 40 religious sites, mostly churches, have been destroyed in large-scale violence which erupted once again in Kosovo on 17 March. The autho


Muslims Burn Down Nine Churches in Kaduna State of Nigeria.

Nigeria. April 6. BF Report. Muslims in Makarfi town, Kaduna State, have burnt down nine churches and a police station, citing a young Christian's desecration of the Qur'an as the excuse.
A prominent Nigerian Christian leader, the Archbishop of Kaduna Province, the Most Rev Dr Josiah Atkins Idowu-F


Three Christians gunned down in separate incidents in Indonesia. BF. Report

Three shootings in four days leave two Christians dead and one seriously injured in the Poso area of Central Sulawesi. Pastor Freddy Wuisan, 25, was fatally shot in the chest in front of his wife, in Membuke about 30 milees west of Poso, by gunmen knocked on the door to his house next to the Church.


Young Christian girls forced to choose, Islam or serious abuse in Egypt. PCP Report.

Christians in Egypt are facing increasing persecution: Vulnerable girls are being targeted in a bid to force them to adopt Islam and Christian students have been arrested for having Bibles.
In the latest ruse a number of supermarkets have been running bogus competitions, where Christian girls alway


Institute Condemns Ban on Jehovah's Witnesses in Moscow. PCP Report.

Washington, D.C. - The Institute on Religionand Public Policy condemns a court ruling that bars the Jehovah's Witnesses from Practicing in Moscow. The court ruled that practices of the Jehovah's Witnesses broke up families, encouraged suicide and threatened its members' health by not allowing blood


Non-Christian Materials Promoted on Pro-Family Website. PCP Report.

Tupelo, MS (March 29, 2004)-- In an amazing turn of events, the nation's largest pro-family group, the American Family Association, continues to advertise and promote a wide variety of non-Christian materials within its two online Christian bookstores.

"This is one of the most incredible situatio


Congratulations on the Anniversary of FIRST EVER People to People Chapter in Gurjanwala, Pakistan. PCP Report.

During the month of April, the PCP wishes to acknowledge and congratulate the efforts of a wonderful group of Christians in Pakistan who took under their vision to create the first ever chapter of People to People International in the country of Pakistan.

Congratulations to Mr. Eugien John and Mr


A Public Forum on "The Passion of the Christ" on March 23.

La Cross. Christ Episcopal Church is holding Public discussions on Film " The Passion of the Christ" on March 23. According to press release issued today its said n" Whether you have seen this powerful film or are deciding whether or not to do so, join us for this open and frank dialogue. Men and w


Degrees of Faith Theological Seminary Gujranwala signed by A. D Shakir are Fake.

Gujranwala. March 21. Rt. Rev. Bishop T. Nasir, Principal FTS Gujranwala have said " One of our employee A. D. Shakir, who was fired in April 1995 for forgery has been selling our degrees and diplomas. It came to our notice in February 1998 when a candidate produced the photo copy of the degree of M

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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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