Story number 2 for 20 May 2003

By May 20, 2003

(Sri Lanka)–Next, there are continued threats and acts of violence toward a Methodist Church located in north-central Sri Lanka. In spite of being located in a predominantly Buddhist city, the church has continued to grow. However, a mob led by local monks threatened to destroy any new construction that the church has planned. Voice of the Martyrs reports that so far no major acts of violence have been committed but threats of assault continue to be issued against the pastor and congregation.

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