From August 25 to 28, 2008, Hindu mobs attacked the Christian community in Kandhamal in Odisha in retaliation to the killings of Hindu monk Swami Lakshmananda Saraswati and four others. According to reports, while it was suspected that Maoist insurgents were behind the killings, many Christian settlements bore the brunt of the arson, which left more than 50,000 people homeless. According to government reports, the violence resulted in the burning down of 395 churches and over 5,600 houses and the ransacking of over 600 villages. Sme reports place the number of those killed at more than 500. Many Christian families were burnt alive and thousands of them were forced to convert to Hinduism or worse, they would have to face violence.
1 Corinthians 12:26 And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
Romans 8:35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?