Pakistani Christians campaign for an accurate census

Posted February 16, 2017 12:41 pm by Editor

Pakistani Christians campaign for an accurate census

Pakistan’s Christian leaders have created a heightened awareness about an upcoming census that could affect how many minority parliamentary seats are available to Christians in the Muslim-majority republic.

At a Karachi conference held Feb. 13, Catholic and Protestant bishops urged their pastoral workers to promote awareness among Christians about the countrywide census scheduled for March.

Catholic Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi and Bishop Sadiq Daniel of the Church of Pakistan jointly presided over the conference to raise awareness on the issue among clergy, pastoral workers, Christian social and political workers.

“Let’s step forward to unite the entire Christian nation without any distinction between

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