Six years after the tragedy of Sept. 11, Christians in
“Christians in Islamic countries are viewed with suspicion,” said Bishop Alexander John Malik during a Sept. 10-12 visit with United Methodist and Episcopal leaders in
He presides over the Diocese of Lahore and is moderator of the
Immediately after Sept. 11, “our churches were attacked, institutions were attacked, Christians were killed,” he told staff at the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries.
Part of the problem, he added, is the mind set among some Muslims “that all Christians are westerners and all westerners are Christians.”
Buoyed by opposition to the