URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,931 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Christian evangelist murdered in Nepal

Catholic World News - November 05, 2013

A Christian who worked as an evangelist has been murdered in the largely Hindu nation of Nepal, according to multiple reports.

The evangelist, identified as Debalal, rose in the middle of the night after he was summoned to pray for a sick man in Fattepur, a village of 9,000 in the southeastern portion of the nation. When he arrived, the sick man “beat the evangelist with an iron rod and slit Debalal’s throat with a khukuri (a popular Nepali knife with a curved blade),” according to the Indian Christian Activist Network.

The evangelist had previously been told by Fattepur residents that he should stay away from the village, as they did not wish to hear his message.

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!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($63,989 to go):
$150,000.00 $86,011.12
43% 57%
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.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days