Muslims form human chain to protect Christians during Lahore mass

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    Muslims form human chain to protect Christians during Lahore mass
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    LAHORE: The Muslim and Christian communities came together in a show of solidarity in Lahore, Express News reported Sunday.

    Muslims formed a human chain outside St Anthony’s church during mass to act as a shield for those attending Sunday mass inside.

    The initiative was led by ‘Pakistan for All’ – a collective of citizens concerned about the growing attacks on minorities – as part of their stand against the Peshawar church blast that killed at least 83 people on September 22.

    The twin suicide attack on All Saints church occurred after Sunday mass ended and is believed to be the country’s deadliest attack on Christians.

    On September 28, Muslims attended Sunday mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral in a similar show of solidarity and clasped their hands in prayer and sang from the hymn opus.

    Dozens of civil society members, religious scholars, politicians, artists and academics had stood vigilant for the duration of the mass and later linked their arms to from a symbolic human shield around the church to express their “defiance to the extremist forces and solidarity with the minorities”.

    In the days following the deadly attack, Christians have demonstrated in towns and cities around Pakistan, including Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Faisalabad, to protest against the violence and demand better protection from the authorities.
    http://tribune.com.pk/story/614333/muslims-form-human-chain-to-protect-christians-during-lahore-mass/
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    to me a Pakistani hindu/christian/or any minority is thousand times closer than a muslim from Afghanistan,India or anywhere else
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    Well said .. Its Pakistani first than religion > cast > creed > sect etc etc
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    This is a very good initiative.

    For the long term, Pakistanis need to look at what causes this sort of intolerance in their society and then they can begin to tackle it.
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    This is good way of showing brotherhood and unity against these terrorists
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    What B.S any Muslim in the world is closer to us then these losers

    Pakistani feeling about these low life's is shown in the amount of people that showed up

    Express tribune propaganda
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    Yet there you are in the UK
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    Majority of pakistanis don't consider Hindus or Christians as pakistanis

    Fact
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    Commendable, good to see Pakistan has its fair share of good hearted people. :cheers:
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    This comes from a person who doesn't even wave the pakistani flag.:omghaha:
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    Majority of Pakistanis hate ferangiis & their boot lickers ------- Universal fact