Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA – Asian Bishops’ appeal for the release of the Indian Jesuit accused of sedition
Bangkok – “It is with great shock and great anguish that the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences learned of the arrest of Father Stanislaus Lourduswamy SI, 83, and his incarceration. We are surprised by the accusations made against him. We stand in solidarity with Father Stan Swamy and all who support the rights of the indigenous people”: this is stated in a note released today, October 26, by the FABC and sent to Agenzia Fides, recalling the story of Indian Jesuit priest Father Stanislaus Lourduswamy, , accused of sedition and complicity with Maoist rebel groups and arrested for these reasons.