Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Red martyrdom still happens today...

I wonder if we will hear from the Obama Administration, decrying this form of "tolerance?" 

Oh, wait, the Obama Administration is too busy working on all those Catholic and Evangelical extremists.  My mistake.*

From BosNewsLife:

RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Arshed Masih, a Pakistani Christian who was burned by Muslim hardliners for refusing to convert to Islam, died early Tuesday, March 23, at the age of 38, his family told BosNewsLife. He had become a symbol of Christians facing persecution in Pakistan, suggested Life for All, a Pakistani advocacy group closely following the case. 

Grieving relatives gathered at Rawalpindi Holy Family Hospital where Masih had been treated since Friday, March 19, when he was reportedly burned by at least a handful of Muslim religious leaders backed by police. 

Masih was attacked in front of a police station in Rawalpindi, near Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after he refused to convert to Islam, law enforcement and medical sources confirmed to BosNewsLife. 

His Christian wife Martha Masih, 33, was believed to have been raped by possibly three police officers in the police station where the couple was held Friday, March 19, for questioning. 

Their small children, ranging in age from 7 to 12, were allegedly forced to watch Friday's attacks against their parents.

Continue reading at BosNewsLife

Pray for his family.  They have paid, and continue to pay, a heavy price.

*Added the note and link about Obama Admin after initial posting. 

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