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Terror attacks spark school security review

Security forces in Pakistan have conducted a full-scale security exercise at a Peshawar Diocese school following terrorist attacks at other educational institutions in the area. The exercise was part of a general review of security at schools which has seen 230 educational facilities closed because of inadequate security.

16 February 2016

Pakistan "under the terrible grip of terrorism"

The Bishop of Peshawar has said that Pakistanis are living “under the terrible grip of terrorism” and urged world-wide prayer for his country after the latest terror attack this morning left 19 people dead and 17 injured. 

20 January 2016

Peshawar diocese sends disaster relief teams to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa following earthquake

The Church of Pakistan’s diocese of Peshawar is responding to a major earthquake that caused significant damage in the Badakshan Province in Afghanistan and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan last week.

04 November 2015

Persecuted Christians need greater solidarity, TEC convention urges

Of particular concern are Pakistan, Syria, Liberia, South Sudan and Sudan

07 July 2015

Pakistan's Christians faithful, resilient in face of persecution

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

15 April 2015

Twin blasts at churches in Pakistan kill 10, wound 55

[Reuters] Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 10 people and wounded more than 55 during Sunday services

15 March 2015

Pakistan Christian community get home of their own

The local Christians, who suffer discrimination and poverty, longed to have a church and community centre

19 January 2015

Christmas celebrations cancelled in Peshawar after school attack

“How can we celebrate and host parties when our city has been so devastated?" - Bishop Humphrey Peters.

17 December 2014

Persecution may be "tip of the iceberg" - Peshawar Christians

Christians in Pakistan are worried that the so-called Islamic State has a presence in their country. 

25 November 2014

"We are still begging for justice" - Peshawar Anglicans

In a recent visit to the Diocese of Peshawar, Pakistan, Andy Bowerman, Co-Director for the Anglican Alliance, heard from those affected by the bombing of All Saints Church last year.

17 October 2014