Monday, March 28, 2016

Why Did Jesus Choose the Cross?


INTERNATIONAL; RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Suicide Bomber Kills More Than 70 as Taliban Targets Christians Celebrating Easter at Pakistan Park
(UPDATED) Blasphemy execution goes from good news to bad news for beleaguered believers.
Morgan Lee and Jeremy Weber
While a Pakistani Taliban faction claimed it targeted Christians in Sunday's attack on the children's area of a major park, a large number of non-Christians also died. The final tally remains unclear, but at least 14 of the victims were Christians while the majority were Muslims, according to the Associated Press. Morning Star News reports the Christian fatalities may be closer to 45. At least 29 of the overall deaths were "children enjoying an Easter weekend outing," according to Reuters, while the number of people wounded has surpassed 300. Meanwhile, Islamist supporters of Mumtaz Qadri continued a second day of protests in Pakistan's capital. They demanded (among other things) that imprisoned Asia Bibi also be hanged... continue reading >>


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