Pakistanis Mourn Church Bombing Victims

A suicide attack by two bombers on a landmark church in Peshawar killed 85 and wounded many more, in one of the most violent attacks on Pakistani Christians in recent history

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germaingomes9
germaingomes9

How many times they will be persecuted for their sake of faith! No grantee of our life we all are in dangare but only our faith and humble prayer can save us.

chin12
chin12

believe god or technology,recently technology of 2000-2013 so success,i am thinking two question,just believe god can alive?or use more technology protect my life and make work hard?

rohit57
rohit57

What proportion of Pakistanis mourn the deaths of the Christians among them?  If even 1% of Pakistanis mourned, that would be a sizable number and Time would report it as "Pakistanis mourn ..."  But it would be compatible with 99% of Pakistanis did NOT mourn.  I doubt that the proportions are as extreme as 1 and 99.  But it is quite likely that only a minority actually did mourn.

Pakistan is a military ally and in order to keep a nice face on the alliance, news about Pakistan needs to be white washed.

hinalatif1988
hinalatif1988

Pakistanis also mourn the death of at least 10 people and wounded 30 outside a mosque in Quetta, in the second attack in that city in two days and one in a series of extremely violent attacks on Pakistani Muslims in recent history.


bong_g2005
bong_g2005

i wish to comment on this matter that seriously  muslims around the world should behave according to the koran remember that supposedly islam is a religion of peace only heretics and infidels did interpret it  with chaos and murder and dis orders. what happen to your egghead islamic barbarians killing   innocent civilians n the name of ALLAH  who teaches peace, unity, love and harmony. eat more so no satanism ideas would enter your mind . EAT PIG.  

ademarco2003
ademarco2003

Jesus said we would be persecuted for believing in him, and that we would suffer for him too. He suffered and died for us and than he showed us that even death can be defeated. You only truly die if you have hate in your heart, and die without asking God for forgiveness, not just your own forgiveness, but to forgive others that have harmed you. It is our job to never lose faith, and forgive our enemies. To the good Muslims of the world, and their are many. I just wanted to let you know that Jesus loves you, and that you would be welcome in any Christian Church and if you are not welcome that they are not Christians. You will not be forced to Jesus with a gun he will come to you. You just have to open the door.

As Jesus hung from the cross before he died he said "Forgive them Father for they know not what they do"

He is being Mocked and tortured and he asks God to forgive them..

Christians have to be reminded of this all the time...

RichardJorgensen
RichardJorgensen

We should ship all the somalia muslims we let in to Pakistan and take their Christians as refugees.

pogo18
pogo18

The only way to get out of all this trouble is to educate the people. Atleast what Islam is all about. When Muslims are doing this how we can even tell any one that Islam is word drive from Sa La Ma means Peace. May Allah help us with it. Amen

Emaad
Emaad

All that happened yesterday was a terrorist attack! I am sad at this! And it is good that almost all the Islamic organisations in pakistan have condemned this act! We need to grow up a little bit ! and we should realise that why we are thinking that a particular community is responsible for it! Before any sort of investigations!Islam is a religion of peace! PAKISTAN ZINABAD

eagle11772
eagle11772

There is a "Cult Of Death" in Islam.  And because of this, SOME Muslims, and Muslim groups ARE at WAR with the West, the modern world, Christianity and the Jews.  I have lost (murdered) one family member to these Islamic terrorists.  This war is going to go on for 30 years or more, and this is a war that the West MUST win. 

WaqarRasool
WaqarRasool

@rohit57  @rohit57 I am a Pakistani and and Muslim and let me tell you this that every single person i personally know of  in my social circle, friends, college, neighbourhood and office condemn this attack. Also the government of Pakistan declared a 3 day National Mourn over this tragic incident.. So please stop spreading such hatred. We, the People of Pakistan are already fed up of these so called Muslim terrorist and then we also have to deal with people like you who elevate our pain further by spreading false news in media. 

rohit57
rohit57

@bong_g2005  It is true that most Muslims are peaceful.  It is not true that Islam is a religion of peace.  Violence against non-Muslims is explicitly present in the Koran and Muhammad himself ordered the slaughter of a Jewish tribe.

Again, I emphasize that the vast majority of Muslims are good people and are peaceful.  And even that much of the Koran is good.  but it is simply false to say that the Koran does not preach non-violence.

rohit57
rohit57

@sahmad @TIME @TIMEWorld  Pakistan may be a failed nation state, but it is also a military ally.   America has always put its military needs above common sense and morality which is why we are still friends with Pakistan.

WaqarRasool
WaqarRasool

@eagle11772 I am sorry for your loss, Know this that Allah will bring to justice, in this life and on the day of judgment to whoever took his/her life. May Allah bless the souls of all those who die innocent. Ameen

AcidRed
AcidRed

@eagle11772 My condolences for your loss. May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ comfort you. It appears it is time for all Christians to flock to either Israel or the US. It is not safe anywhere in the muslim world for a Christian. Anti-Semites wonder why Israel must defend itself against this radical muslim horde? Jews and Christians MUST remain united....Give peace a chance, then turn the radicals into large glass parking lots in which to look for their "virgins".

rohit57
rohit57

@bong_g2005 I meant  "it is simply false to say that the Koran does not preach violence."


WaqarRasool
WaqarRasool

With All due respect Sir, if you have such an opinion for any ideology, i would advise you to study a bit more about it until you truly understand it. Only then you would be able to differentiate between right and wrong. Without knowing both sides of the picture i think its immature to give any judgment and pass such comments. But Yes, after you have studied the whole thing, took your time, analyzed everything and still you find out that the respective ideology is wrong, you do whatever you want to, it would be a genuine critical argument then..  but this.. this is... totally inappropriate. 

MarwaAhmedGaber
MarwaAhmedGaber

sorry sir , you are so wrong . Islam is the best religion . you don't know anyt thing about it to judge

eagle11772
eagle11772

@WaqarRasool  Thank You.  But I must say that ONLY Jesus of Nazareth can save a person's soul.  Jesus said: “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."  And "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life."

WaqarRasool
WaqarRasool

@AcidRed you do realize that all three of us, Jews, Christians and Muslims follow the same God and have same common Prophets who delivered us all the same God's message and also that all three of us have the same common enemy, The Devil, who is doing all he can to keep us apart and bring hatred in us. Its not like Jews and Christians should join against muslims. Rather we all should join against the forces of evil.  Only if some one would realize this... Please study more about Islam  before making such judgements. May the God guide us all on the right path and protect us from the schemes of Shaitaan the devil. 

rohit57
rohit57

@MarwaAhmedGaber  I know there are people who believe that Islam is the best religion.  It does not follow that Islam is the best religion.  It only follows that there are people who say that Islam is the best religion.  

It is true however, that the majority of Muslims are good people.   They believe in the Koran which advocates harming non-Muslims, but they do not actually read the Koran or go by it, and continue to be nice to non-Muslims.

Unfortunately there are some among their brethren who do read the Koran, take it seriously, and proceed to kill non-Muslims.

WaqarRasool
WaqarRasool

@eagle11772 @WaqarRasool I testify that Jesus (Eesa, as we call) peace be upon him is a messenger of Allah (the one true God) and brought his words to us and showed the right path to those who were astray.