The Catholic Church in Orissa is on alert after the killing of five civilians, including two Christians in the district of Kandhamal in the Indian state of Orissa. As Fides learns, the five were killed by a group of soldiers. The Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, His Exc. Mgr. John Barwa, Chairman of the Bishops Council of Orissa, condemned the killing of the five people, which took place on July 8, demanding justice for the innocent victims.