November 17, 2010. (-ONLY VIDEO-) The Pope has asked that the Pakistani government release Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who has been sentenced to death for blasphemy. (-COMPLETE TEXT-)
"These days the international community is following with great concern the plight of Christians in Pakistan, who are often victims of violence or discrimination. Today I express my feelings of spiritual closeness to Ms. Asia Bibi and her family, and I ask that she be released as soon as possible.
I also pray for all those who are in similar situations, so that your human dignity and fundamental rights are fully respected.”