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Archbishop of Cuttack‐Bhubaneswar (Orissa, India)

Mons. Raphael Cheenath, SVD

will give a talk (in English only)
to the Religious/Priests/Missionaries of Rome about

The Anti-Christian violence
in Khandhamals, Orissa in 2007/2008

Christians were the target of organized attacks in the civil district of Khandhamals in the Archdiocese of Mons. Cheenath, after a Hindu Sanyasi was murdered by the Naxalites (a violent communist movement). Many Christians were killed, and thousands of families had to flee their villages. Many of those who fled are still not able to return to their villages.

Date and Time: June 23, 2009 (Tuesday) at 4.00 pm (16.00 hours)
Place: Collegio del Verbo Divino,
Via dei Verbiti 1,
00154 Roma, ITALIA
(Tel. 06.5754021; 06.57115.415)
How to get to there:
  • PIRAMIDE stop of Metro B
  • Stazione Roma Ostiense (FS)
  • Capolinea of Buses: 60, 95, 175, 280, 719
    (Piazzale Partigiani)

(The entrance to the SVD Collegio is at the junction of Via dei Verbiti and Viale Marco Polo, not far from the locations above)

Kindly pass on this information to your friends.

Fr. Milan Bubak, SVD
Generalate Coordinator for JPIC