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India: 7-year-old girl sacrificed to gods

Catholic World News - January 02, 2012

Police in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh have arrested two men on charges of kidnapping and sacrificing a seven-year-old girl to indigenous gods in October. Desiring to ensure a good harvest, the two reportedly kidnapped Lalita Tati and cut out her liver.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jan. 03, 2012 3:51 PM ET USA

    When critics want to complain that Catholicism has destroyed indigenous culture, they may want to consider this.

  • Posted by: dover beachcomber - Jan. 02, 2012 6:42 PM ET USA

    Apparently there's an indigenous Indian "god" named Hannibal Lecter. Seriously, though, the same thing might be going on to this day in North America, had not that evil, evil guy Christopher Columbus succeeded in conquering "paradise" (cf. Kirkpatrick Sale's execrable book with a similar title).

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