Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Pakistan Anti-Christian Laws

Pakistan is quickly becoming of the most anti-Christian countries in the world, this is partly as a reaction to the American "War on Terror" in Afganistsan. One of the results is that hundreds of Christians each year are accused of blasphemy. In one instance a five year old Christian boy was burnt alive.
The Papa Stronsay Redemptorists invite us sign a petition organised by Aid to the Church in Need.

5 comments:

Michael Petek said...

'Twas ever thus, Father, and in Pakistan 'twill be ever thus until they meet someone their own size, like the Indian Army or the Chinese.

Only today I was reading a manual of Islamic law in the university library. Ummdat as-Salik (The Reliance of the Traveller) is a fourteenth-century work which stipulates that a Muslim is not liable to retaliatory punishment of he kills a non-Muslim, or even his own child or grandchild.

No wonder our ancestors crusaded.

gemoftheocean said...

Yeah, sure, it's all the evil USA's fault. Just because they harbor terrorists is no reason for us to not make nicy-nice with them.

If there is one thing I am glad of is that the protestants aren't still harping on us regards the crusades because now they see how right the west is and what savages the head hackers are.

Pakistan can rot for all I care. The whole sub continent was better when the British ran the place. You want me to watch the movie Gandhi? Run that thing backwards.

Just another mad Catholic said...

I agree with Gemotheocean

My ancestors gave the subcontinent a decent civil code and civil service; we also stopped many barbaric practices e.g. Sati. Perhaps the Likes of Richard Sharpe and Patrick Harper need to march again

epsilon said...

The British Empire in it's last days also gave us Bloody Sunday.

gemoftheocean said...

Epsilon: that timeframe is hardly in "the last days of the Empire!"