Locals of Muslim-majority village build church for 70 Christians | Pakistan Today

Locals of Muslim-majority village build church for 70 Christians

Locals of a Muslim majority village, Chak Number 143 in Gojra have joined hands with ten Christian households to build a church that was lacking in the area.

Faryal Maseeh, a resident of the locality set out to build a church for around 70 Christian locals who inhabit the village.

As soon as Maseeh came forward with the project, a Christian woman, Basheeran Bibi voluntarily donated her three Marla piece of land for construction.

Meanwhile, Muslim residents of the village started helping out Maseeh and others to give the village it first ever churches.

Incidents that suggest better future of the country in the context of no sectarian violence are rare.

A local, Muhammad Asif said that the residents were setting an example of religious goodwill. Another resident, Muhammad Umair said that contribution of Muslims in the construction of a church taught a lesson of tolerance and peaceful co-existence.

The village has no separate colony for the followers of Christianity and families, following either of the both religions live in harmony. Maseeh and Basheeran Bibi among other members of the Christian community thanked the religious majority in the village for its support.

One Comment;

  1. swamiyesudas said:

    In India, as in Most parts of the World, People of All Religions have Co-Existed, for Ages. The Exceptions are the Hotheads, of all Creed.

    Am Very Grateful to these Brothers and Sisters of the Muslim community in Pakistan for having built that Church. Al'Hum Dullillah!

    May the Almighty Bless Us All! Regards.

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