Pakistan Medical Superintendent ‘Orders Christian Staff to Recite Quran’

(World Watch Monitor) The medical superintendent of a hospital in Pakistan has been accused of forcing its Christian staff to memorize Quranic verses. Article 20 of the Pakistan Constitution guarantees that no-one can be forced into any religious practice or belief against his/her own faith.

Dr. Muhammad Sarfaraz was appointed Medical Superintendent of Government Mian Mir* Hospital in Lahore in early April.

Marshal Ashiq, 23, who works as a security-in-charge at the hospital, submitted an application to Mustafabad Police Station seeking protection from—as well as legal action against—Sarfaraz for forcing him to memorize Quranic verses.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    The Christian Church is suffering in all sides. In the West, the tyrants force the Christians to endorse the homosexual depravity and the trangender mental illness. No Christianity = No truth and No freedom and No fairness. Mankind have only forceful barbarisms of one kind or another without the Judeo-Christian teachings, without exception. Post-christian is worse than Pre-christian because it has no sense of morality whatsoever. Christianity alone provides the light.
    Jesus is the Way and the Truth and the Life. (John 14)