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Have you heard? A U.N. treaty, backed by Vatican and U.S....

Catholic News Service The passage of a United Nations treaty banning the possession of nuclear weapons comes at a time when the majority of world’s...

Pakistani church deplores deadly suicide blast at hospital

NEW DELHI — The Catholic Church in Pakistan has condemned a suicide blast at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, where at least 70 people,...

Pope Francis condemns ‘hideous’ terrorist attack on Easter in Pakistan

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis appealed to the government of Pakistan to take steps to ensure the safety of the country’s Christians...

Pope calls for prayers, aid after quake in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — As the death toll from an earthquake in Pakistan and Afghanistan continued to rise, Pope Francis called for prayers...

Father of Pakistani woman on death row appeals for visitation rights

LAHORE, Pakistan (CNS) -- The father of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman on death row, has filed a High Court petition demanding the...

Gunmen fire on police guarding Catholic church in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan — Unidentified gunmen opened fire on policemen guarding a Catholic church, police officials said. Asif Khan, a local township police officer, confirmed the...

Fear silences Christians in Pakistan, archbishop says

TORONTO — Fear has silenced the voice of Pakistani Christians since the political murder of Shahbaz Bhatti last spring, said the retired archbishop of...

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