See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Pakistani Rimsha Masih still in Adiala Jail...


A child amongst dangerous prisoners.

Rimsha is the Pakistani girl accused of burning pages of the Quran.  I read in one place that some of her neighbors assaulted her in retaliation for the crime before the police came to take her away from her Christian family.  The girl is said to be somewhere between the ages of 11 and 16.  She is said to have Downs syndrome, or may be simply slow? The reports are sketchy at best.  Story here.

Is that why the case is glossed over by media and churches?  Maybe.

It is said Muslim neighbors have now come to the support of Rimsha's family, in opposition to Muslim clerics.  I don't know any of the details, but something is wrong with that religion - especially its leaders:
The imam who handed over 11 year old Rimsha to the police insists he saved her life from the mob, but also says that she was quite mentally capable and sane and that what she did was designed as a 'conspiracy' to insult Muslims. - Source  

The persecution of Christians is accelerating around the Muslim world - the world must pay attention.

The Christian orphan Suneel Masih...

Suneel

First the case of the disabled girl put behind bars and now the story of a 14 year old boy found disfigured and brutally murdered. The Christian community is in shock.
Fear among the Christian community in Pakistan is growing. After the case of the eleven year old disabled girl who was arrested on charges of blasphemy the country has been shaken by the news of the violence committed against another Christian child.
Missionary news agency AsiaNews reported that on 21 August the police in Faisalabad found the horribly mutilated body of Suneel Masih in an isolated area of ​​the city. They 14 year old boy, a Christian orphan from the city, had disappeared two days earlier. There are still a lot of unknowns surrounding the brutal murder. Sadly, what is certain, is that the body was found with the ears, nose, tongue and limbs torn from the body, the belly ripped open and internal organs (including the liver and kidneys) taken, perhaps to be sold on the black market. As if this were not enough, the killers then poured acid on his face, possibly to make him unrecognizable. - Finish reading here.

Pray the Rosary every day.  Pray and make sacrifices:
"What are you doing? Pray! Pray very much! … Offer prayers and sacrifices constantly to the most High…. Make everything you do a sacrifice, and offer it to God as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended, and in supplication for the conversion of sinners. You will thus draw down peace upon your country…. Above all accept and bear with submission the suffering which the Lord will send you.” - The Angel at Fatima 

H/T Idle Speculations blog for lead story.

 

3 comments:

  1. it's becoming increasingly difficult for me to consider adherents of islam in the united states to have a "right" to practice this "religion" within our borders, especially if there's even the remotest of chances sharia can become somehow implemented/allowed in opposition to american law. religion of peace? give me a bleeping break.

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  2. Doughboy, it shows the inherent flaws and limitations in enlightenment concept of freedom of religion. It MUST be tempered somehow by some guiding force, yet if that is not the Church, it becomes the state, as we are seeing now.

    The thing is, under US law, any limitations on Islam will justify with legal precedent limitations on Catholicism. It's unavoidable.

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  3. Reverend-know-it-all gave a good description of how Islam could be criticized and in certain ways suppressed in our country, not by creating laws that restrict religious liberty, but by observing laws that punish treason:

    http://www.rev-know-it-all.com/2010/2010---08-29.html

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