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Good Friday in Lahore

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Christian believers around the world have been holding services to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Here, Pakistani Christians are pictured at a service in Lahore.

First Pakistani Jesuit ordained in Lahore

He is Fr. John, who joins two other priests of the Society present in Pakistan. Fr. Zeechin, the local superior of the congregation, says “he can be a good example in the community by supporting our charisma, mainly in education, catechism and interfaith dialogue.”

Lahore (AsiaNews/UCAN) – The first Pakistani Jesuit. He is Fr. Imran John, 33, ordained on March 28 in the cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Lahore. About 40 priests, both diocesan and members of the Society, took part in the ordination of the new priest, presided over by the archbishop of Lahore, Lawrence John Saldanha. Continue reading