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Pakistan’s Supreme Court to Review Appeal of Persecuted Christian Woman
The judges of Pakistan’s Supreme Court have suspended the death sentence of a Pakistani Christian mother accused of blasphemy. According to Fides News Agency, the judges in Lahore declared the appeal filed by Asia Bibi’s lawyer “admissible.”Joseph Nadeem, director of the Renaissance Education Foundation,who is...read more
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The European Parliament urged Turkey on Wednesday to recognize that the slaughter of Armenians during World War I, carried out by the Ottoman army, was a genocide. All the political groups of …read more
Violent conflicts in Syria, Iraq, the Holy Land, Libya, Nigeria and Kenya exemplify why Congress should support a bill that would advance international religious freedom, said the bishop who …read more
Two pieces of legislation amount to a step in the right direction toward meaningful criminal justice reform, said the bishop who chairs the Domestic Justice and Human Development Committee of …read more
After the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was found guilty last week, the Massachusetts Catholic Conference released a statement opposing the death penalty for the defendant. Dzhokhar …read more
Having obtained 15.4 million votes, Muhammadu Buhari has been elected President of Nigeria, while the current president, Goodluck Jonathon, was defeated with 13.3 million. According to Fides, …read more