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This is a tragic development in a context already fraught with difficulties for believers in this troubled south Asian country: Pakistan’s only Christian cabinet member assassinated. Last December our family met Shahbaz Bhatti’s brother Peter and a colleague at a Presbyterian-sponsored breakfast here in Hamilton. They are leaders of a group called International Christian Voice, which “recognizes the suffering of Christians and other religious minorities of Pakistan and is dedicated to being the voice of the oppressed and work for their basic human rights which are suppressed.” Please pray for our brothers and sisters in Pakistan and support the efforts of International Christian Voice to publicize their plight.

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