Pax Christi member organisation NCJP Pakistan calls for the protection of churches and religious minorities in the country
The National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) of Pakistan, Pax Christi member organisation, deplores the twin attacks on the Roman Catholic Church and the Christ Church in Youhanabad Lahore during the Sunday Services, on 15 March. In a statement issued after the attacks, the NCJP urges the Government of the Punjab and the Federal Government of Pakistan to formally condemn the attacks and to take strong measures for the protection of Christians. NCJP National Director, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Yousaf Mani, and Executive Director, Cecil Shane Chaudhry, have expressed their concerns over the continuous repression and murder of Christians and other religious minorities in the region by the Talibans. Read more here.