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Grief-stricken Pakistani Christians bury slain cabinet minister

By Reuters Staff
March 4, 2011

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(People gather near the casket of Pakistan's Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti after a funeral ceremony inside a church in Islamabad March 4, 2011/Faisal Mahmood)

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Pakistan media warn of growing chaos after Christian minister slain

By Reuters Staff
March 3, 2011

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(Christians protest in Hyderabad against the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, March 3, 2011/Akram Shahid )

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Factbox – Pakistan’s blasphemy law strikes fear in minorities

By Reuters Staff
March 2, 2011

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(File Photo: Shahbaz Bhatti, chairman of the All Pakistan Minorities Alliance, shows a cross burned during an attack on a church in central Punjab province during a news conference in Islamabad November 14, 2005/Faisal Mahmood)

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Taliban say killed Christian Pakistani cabinet minister for blasphemy

By Reuters Staff
March 2, 2011

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(The body of assassinated minority minister Shahbaz Bhatti is carried from a hospital after he was killed in Islamabad on March 2, 2011S/Faisal Mahmood)

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Christian Pakistani minister shot dead in Islamabad ambush

By Reuters Staff
March 2, 2011

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(The bullet-riddled car of slain Pakistani Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti in Islamabad March 2, 2011/Faisal Mahmood )

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British Christian couple loses foster ruling over gays stance

March 1, 2011

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(The Royal Courts of Justice, 18 April 2003/Michael Reeve)

A British Christian couple opposed to homosexuality because of their faith lost a court battle in London on Monday over the right to become foster carers. The couple, who are Pentecostal Christians, had gone to court after a social worker expressed concerns about them becoming respite carers after they said they could not tell a child that a "homosexual lifestyle" was acceptable.

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Egyptian revolution brings show of religious unity after tensions

February 18, 2011

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(A Muslim holding the Koranand a Coptic Christian holding a cross in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 6, 2011/Dylan Martinez)

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Muslim-Christian sectarian divisions haunt central Nigerian city

By Reuters Staff
February 18, 2011

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(A police check point in Nigeria's central city of Jos February 15, 2011/Afolabi Sotunde)

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Church of England to wash some Bible imagery from baptism rite

February 10, 2011

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(Sistine Chapel fresco The Baptism of Christ c. 1482 by Pietro Perugino)

The Church of England has voted to use more accessible language during baptisms to help it connect better with congregations, especially non church-goers.  Members attending the Church's General Synod, or parliament, in London, agreed that the Liturgical Commission should provide supplementary material to help prevent the eyes of  worshippers "glazing over" during important parts of the service.

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Palestinians ask U.N. recognition for Bethlehem’s Nativity Church

February 7, 2011

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(An Armenian priest in the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, January 18, 2008/Nayef Hashlamoun)