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Secretary General briefs Bishops of Pakistan during three day retreat in England

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has told the Church of Pakistan it has something to offer to the Communion because of its experience of being a minority church in a Muslim Country.  

22 March 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby meets Pakistan terror victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has made a solidarity visit to Pakistan to meet victims of anti-Christian terror attacks. 

21 November 2016

Multi-faith vigil for Lahore Easter bomb victims

Around 200 Christians, Muslims and Hindus gathered yesterday (Sunday) at the site of last weekend’s horrific Easter Day bomb attack for a united act of solidarity and sympathy for the victims of the attack; as the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby wrote that church leaders need to go “beyond condemnation” of such terror attacks.

04 April 2016

Church of Pakistan consoles nation where "every heart broken"

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has said that the heart of every Pakistani was broken and that the whole nation was in the state of grief and sorrow during a televised address to the nation following the horrific Easter Day bomb attack in Lahore that left at least 72 people dead and more than 300 injured.

30 March 2016

"Enough is enough" - Moderator laments Pakistan bombing

Pakistan is at breaking point, the Moderator of the Church of Pakistan has said in response to the Easter Day massacre at the Gulshan-e Iqbal Park in Lahore. At least 72 people were killed and more than 300 injured after a bomb exploded in the park in an attack targeting Christian families celebrating Easter. Many of the dead are women and children

29 March 2016

Pakistan's Christians faithful, resilient in face of persecution

Episcopal priest experiences thriving church, signs of hope during solidarity visit

15 April 2015

Church of Pakistan supports those affected by bombings

Anglican Alliance coalition stands in solidarity with Lahore Diocese, Bishop of Lahore requests further prayer

09 April 2015

Poor security led to terror attacks, says Church of Pakistan

Church has accused the government of failing to properly protect the country’s Christian churches.

17 March 2015

Archbishop Welby addresses funeral for Pakistani Christians via mobile phone

The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke to mourners at the funeral of Christians killed in church attacks in Lahore. 

17 March 2015

Pakistan Primate condemns attack on churches in Youhanabad

Bishop Azariah calls for greater security for minorities, requests prayer.

16 March 2015

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