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India: new priest shunned as ‘bad omen’ after deadly accident

March 15, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: A newly ordained priest in India’s Odisha state has not yet celebrated his first Mass, because he is being shunned even by his relatives after a traffic accident that killed eleven people on the day of his ordination. “They consider me a bad omen,” said Father Dibvaranjan Digal.

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