Friday, January 20, 2012

Faith Amid Persecution in Pakistan

From My Take: Looking for faith amid persecution at CNN Belief Blog
Imagine living in a country where being born into your family's faith could thwart your chances of learning to read, narrow your employment opportunities to jobs like trash collector, street sweeper, or brick maker, and restrict you to drinking from separate water fountains in your village.

In 2009 in Pakistan, I discovered that these issues as well as life-threatening circumstances are daily challenges for Pakistani Christians who live in segregated “colonies” and make up about 2% of the majority Muslim population....
 I'm still amazed ( and glad) that news like this makes it to the secular press. Read it at the link.