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Akash Bashir, who has been named a Servant of God.

Akash Bashir, who died protecting Catholic worshippers in Pakistan, named a Servant of God

Feb 1, 2022

By Katie Yoder

When a suicide bomber attempted to enter a Catholic church in Pakistan in 2015, a 20-year-old  volunteer security guard blocked... Read more

Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore with the newly ordained at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore, Pakistan, April 8, 2016.

After Easter Sunday terror, Pakistan's Catholics see hope in new priests

Apr 15, 2016

Just weeks after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks on Christians, Catholics in Pakistan had a time to rejoice: five new... Read more

Another Christian youth is accused over blasphemy law in Pakistan

May 28, 2015

Tension and fear have gripped the Christian community in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, after a Muslim mob attacked the... Read more

A young girl lights a candle at a Marian grotto in Pakistan.

Pakistani Christians mourn bomb victims, protest lack of security

Mar 16, 2015

Christians in Pakistan are grieving the loss of 15 people who were killed in suicide bomb attacks on two churches... Read more

Activists successfully demand that St. Francis High School be returned to the Archdiocese of Lahore from the Pakistani government.

Pakistani archdiocese rejoices over return of a school from government

Nov 11, 2014

Catholics in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, are rejoicing over their government's recent decision to return a more... Read more