Pope urges Pakistan to scrap blasphemy law

Pope Benedict XVI on Monday called on Pakistan to scrap a controversial law against blasphemy, saying it served as “a pretext for acts of injustice and violence against religious minorities.”

“I once more encourage the leaders of that country to take the necessary steps to abrogate that law,” the leader of the world’s one billion . . . → Read More: Pope urges Pakistan to scrap blasphemy law