Many Christians in the Muslim world face daily persecution. Meanwhile, most Christian leaders in the West are too worried about being called names to speak against the ideology that fuels the brutal deaths of their brothers and sisters.
Suicide bombers are willing to lay down their lives to bring death. Can we not at least speak out to defend life?
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A Pakistani Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility.
Islamist militants in Pakistan have attacked Christians and other religious minorities often over the last decade or more.
Many Christians, who make up less than two percent of Pakistan's population of more than 180 million, accuse the government of doing little to protect them, saying politicians are quick to offer condolences after an attack but slow to act to improve security.
Sunday's blasts occurred minutes apart in a majority Christian suburb of the eastern city. Police said it seemed they targeted two churches, one Catholic and one Protestant, that are very close to each other.
After the explosions, enraged residents protested and lynched two suspects, police said.
"I was sitting at a shop near the church when a blast jolted the area. I rushed toward the spot and saw the security guard scuffle with a man who was trying to enter the church. After failing, he blew himself up," said witness Amir Masih.
"I saw his body parts flying through the air." (Continue Reading.)