7 February 2003
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After more than a decade on death row in Pakistan, Asia Bibi is free and living in Canada. Is this a happy ending to the story of a Christian mother falsely accused of blasphemy? Not really, says Lord Alton of Liverpool in this week’s cover story. Her cell is already occupied by another poor Christian woman and the West is ignoring the suffering of the country’s minorities. Meanwhile, Rosa Monckton remembers the fun side of the saintly Jean Vanier. Allan Mallinson marks the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Monte Cassino Abbey. Fr Raymond de Souza says that Pope Francis’s new abuse law is truly revolutionary. And Deal Hudson is gripped by the Aretha Franklin film Amazing Grace. I hope you enjoy the issue.