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Pakistan attack is an affront to God and Islam: CEN 8.14.09 p 6. August 20, 2009

Posted by geoconger in Church of England, Church of England Newspaper, Church of Pakistan, Persecution.
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The recent attack on the Christian village of Gojra in Pakistan must be denounced by all Christians and Muslims as an affront to God, the C-1 World Dialogue group of religious leaders has declared.

On Aug 9, the Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres and the Grand Mufti of Egypt Dr Ali Gomaa released a statement on behalf of the interfaith group saying “murder, arson and theft committed in the name of God is both a crime and sacrilege.”

The “perpetrators of this attack” had committed crimes “not only against Christians but against Pakistan and beyond even that, against the honour and dignity of Islam,” they said.

Read it all in The Church of England Newspaper.

Pakistan attack is ‘an affront to God and Islam’
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1. Shahzad Bashir - August 28, 2009

the Mufti should take a step ahead from mere lipservice into action. He should demand Pakistani government to repeal the Blasphemy laws for the protection of innocent poeple.


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