Pentecost (today) is the last day of our Spring Campaign. Please be generous.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Indian bishops call for peace in Assam

Catholic World News - July 27, 2012

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) is appealing for peace in Assam, the eastern province in which fighting has flared between Christian tribals and Muslim settlers.

“The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India is deeply pained at the violent clashes taking place in Lower Assam,” said CBCI Secretary General Archbishop Albert D'Souza. “It is disheartening to hear that three districts of Assam are undergoing ethnic violence that has lead to loss of 40 deaths. The humanitarian crisis and the mindless violence have shattered the lives of many. The Church while expressing heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased assure solidarity with those displaced and suffering due to the clashes.”

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Matching Campaign
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Urgent! We need extra financial support between now and May 24th. May 22
What's wrong with these pictures? May 22
What can we learn from the dignity of military services? May 22
Was Lewis “basically Catholic”? May 21
Reading The Diary of a Country Priest: Scandal May 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days