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Catholic Nun In India Hacked To Death For Helping Others | Care2 Causes

Catholic Nun In India Hacked To Death For Helping Others | Care2 Causes

Late last Tuesday evening, a mob of 25 or 30 men carrying spears, clubs and axes burst into the house of Sister Valsa John in Pachuwara, a remote village in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. They beat and hacked her to death. She had been working among poor tribespeople in Pakur and in recent months had been leading protests against the displacement of local villagers caused by mining operations in the area. And she had received numerous death threats from coal mine bosses for defending the rights of local people. Hundreds Of People Mourn Sister Valsa’s Death Hundreds of people, including a large number of students and her former colleagues, attended a memorial meeting organized at the St. George’s Forane Church, Edappally, the parish from which she hailed. A special memorial Mass preceded the condolence meeting. Her family, relatives and former colleagues are still r...

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