Ann Widdecombe is to accuse Government of double standards over persecution of Christians and gay people abroad
But the chances for reform of the Pakistani blasphemy laws are now looking slim
Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran made the comment after meeting President Zardari in Pakistan
The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom
If Ireland has to accept external interference for economic aid, why not Pakistan?