The Weekly Shot: Celebrating Christmas in Pakistan

18 December 2017, 9:18 PM
The Weekly Shot: Celebrating Christmas in Pakistan

Christmas greetings from Pakistan, where Christians, Muslims, and Hindus celebrated together at the Peace Center in Lahore last year. Pakistanis face a troubled legacy of religiously-motivated violent acts, with minorities like Christians and Hindus facing special danger from extremist groups. The act of sharing holiday joy together is a brave and inspirational statement that acts as a symbol for all that peace among neighbors of different faiths is possible.

Thanks to Father James Channan OP, URI’s Regional Coordinator for Pakistan, for this photo.

Learn more about URI’s peacebuilding work in Pakistan.

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