Posts Tagged ‘Orissa’

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Christians in Orissa, India Fear Violent Christmas

December 5, 2008

Christians in Orissa state are anticipating Christmas with fear as Hindu extremists have called for a state-wide bandh, or forced shut-down on all sectors of society, on Dec. 25 – a move that could provide Hindu extremists the pretext for attacking anyone publicly celebrating the birth of Christ.

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Orissa Bishops Warn of ‘Master Plan’ to Wipe-Out Christianity

November 17, 2008

Catholic bishops from the persecution ravaged state of Orissa warned this week that Hindu extremists have a “master plan” to wipe out Christianity in the remote eastern Indian state.

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