India: 15,000 protest anti-Christian violence; death toll in Orissa now 50
Catholic World News - October 03, 2008
Refusing to convert to Hinduism, Protestant Lalgi Nayak died of a neck gash and become the fiftieth victim of anti-Christian violence in the east Indian state of Orissa. Fifteen thousand people marched in the capital city of New Delhi to protest the violence in Orissa. As Islamic terrorism spread throughout India-- seven bombs have exploded since September 27-- religious leaders, including the Archbishop of Delhi, issued an appeal for peace.
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