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India: a decade after persecution, Christian life flourishing in Kandhamal

November 30, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Some 100 Christians died, and 50,000 fled their homes, during a 2008 anti-Christian pogrom in the eastern Indian state of Odisha (Orissa). A decade later, “the faith is spreading, the number of Christians is increasing, vocations to the priesthood and the religious life are flourishing,” an 82-year-old priest said.

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