#ShortNews: Indian Catholics, Protestants join in prayer for protection from persecution

Christians of different confessions in India today observe, October 1st, a special day of prayer for the Christian communities present in India and will live a time of assiduous prayer in the month of October, in communion with Pope Francis. “It is the second year in which a special prayer vigil is organized at a national level, to entrust Indian Christians to God in times when they are still touched by violence and persecution”, explained to Agenzia Fides Shibu Thomas, Christian Protestant leader, among the organizers of the day.

“Prayer is the need of today and is the only resource we have. Indian Christians desperately need to resort to continuous, ardent, coherent prayer, full of faith for the persecuted Church and against the forces of evil, as Pope Francis asks”, he continues.

Read full article: http://www.fides.org/en/news/64842-ASIA_INDIA_Indian_Christians_pray_against_evil_and_violence_in_communion_with_the_Pope

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