NEW DELHI — More than 500 Christians attended a prayer meeting on Nov. 18 at the gate of Sacred Heart Cathedral here to protest the murder of a Catholic nun.
The gathering, which included dozens of nuns, was led by Archbishop Vincent Concessao.
Sister Valsa John of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary, 53, was hacked to death Nov. 15 for her work to help impoverished tribal peoples against exploitation by the coal-mining industry in Jharkhand state in eastern India.
“Sister Valsa was no ordinary nun,” said Sister Mary Scaria, a fellow sister and secretary of the legal committee of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India. “We have lost a courageous and determined Sister who stood...READ MORE