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Mumbai: Cardinal Gracias joins in mourning after bombing attack

Catholic World News - July 13, 2011

Cardinal Oswald Gracis of Mumbai, the president of Catholic Bishops Conference of India, has joined a chorus of mourners responding to a series of bomb explosions in Mumbai has left 20 dead and over 100 injured.

“This is mindless and insensitive violence. We condemn it and offer our heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families,” Cardinal Gracias told CWN. Prithviraj Chavan, the chief minister of the Maharashtra state (of which Mumbai is the capital) said that the bombings were an “attack on the heart of India.”

Cardinal Gracias urged the government to put an end to the repeated terror strikes on Mumbai, the financial capital of India. The city has suffered several bombings and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds dead.

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