Dimapur Churches to support persecuted Christians

Dimapur, December 31 (MExN): The Christian Forum Dimapur in its emergency meeting expressed their solidarity with the persecuted Christian community of Orissa. The Forum resolved to write to the Prime minister of India urging him to initiate necessary steps to safeguard the fundamental rights of the Christians of Orissa and punish the guilty behind the communal violence. 

The Forum resolved to request all the churches in Dimapur district to observe next Sunday (6th January 2008) as a day of prayer to be observed in all the Churches. On that day, special collections will be made to support the relief work for the affected Christian Community in Orissa.

The Christian Forum Dimapur urged all the Christian denominations to join in its efforts to express solidarity with the suffering brothers and sisters in Orissa by their prayers and financial contributions for this cause.