August 2008 was proved to be a disastrous month for our dear brothers and sisters in India especially Christians throughout India. In Odisha, many Christians were assaulted and persecuted violently by Hindu extremists. It is very hard to fathom that our very neighbors who we walk by and say Hello to everyday could one day try to kill us for no reason than for being a Christian. Anti-Christians violence in India’s Odisha state has left thousands homeless but there is HOPE on the horizon. Now, there is good possibility for peaceful coexistence between the majority Hindus and other religions in Odisha, an Indian state that has witnessed considerable aggression against the Christian Community.
were totally destroyed, hundreds of Christians were killed , more than
60000 people displaced and hundreds of church buildings were destroyed. Many
people ran for their lives and are still hiding in forest areas. Due tot
that situation, our brothers and sisters were in a state of uncertainty
of returning home in the evenings to see their children in the evening.
That is the activities of anti-Christian elements in Odisha.
Reconstruct a house is
$ 2020…. Extremely cheap by our standards but a staggering amount for
me. Fixing the homes is a crucial to the villages. They need protection
not just from those who seek to encroach their own lands, but
from the elements and wild animals.