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02 April 2011

Indonesian Catholics raise money through Facebook to treat the poor

In two months, a Franciscan nun, using the social network and email, raised the money needed to treat a young man. The first initiative dates to 2002 when she raised money for urgent treatment for a young Muslim. Support and aid for the faithful of all religions.

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08:45 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

09 February 2011

Central Java: Thousands of Muslims attack three churches, an orphanage and a Christian centre

Parish priest of Catholic Church badly beaten. A police vehicle torched and the court Temanggung destroyed. The wrath of the crowd unleashed over a blasphemy sentence deemed to lenient (5 years in prison instead
of death penalty).

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19:22 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (1) |  Facebook |

25 October 2010

Islamic fundamentalists against church named after Mother Teresa

INDONESIA_MUSLIMS_SHOUTING_1.jpgPlans to build a Catholic place of worship in Cikarang, some 60 kilometres east of Jakarta, is generating opposition among Muslim groups. At least six churches were attacked since last year. Several Protestant clergymen were also assaulted. The authorities have been criticised for failing to stem the wave of intolerance.

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20:39 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

13 September 2010

Assailants stab, beat Christian worshippers outside of Indonesia's capital

BEKASI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's president ordered police to hunt down and arrest assailants who stabbed a Christian worshipper in the stomach and beat a minister in the head with a wooden plank as they headed to prayers

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22:45 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

06 September 2010

Bogor church congregation defies threats, authorities

The congregation of the Indonesian Christian Church (GKI) in Taman Yasmin, Bogor, West Java, on Sunday broke the padlock of their unfinished church and prayed together on the construction site in protest of the Bogor municipal administration’s decision to seal the church indefinitely.

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18:54 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

26 August 2010

Indonesia Court Documents Show Links Between Jihadist Networks

20100826182846262.jpgJakarta. Islamic militants based in Indonesia’s Aceh province worked with a fugitive suspected of planning the Bali bombings in an effort to unite various militant networks, court documents tabled on Thursday showed

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19:16 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

23 August 2010

In defense of Islam, vigilante justice in Indonesia

indonesia-10-23-08-IDP.jpgIndonesian government sits idly by as Islamic Defender's Front, called thugs by most, runs amok

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11:37 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

09 August 2010

Muslim mob attacks Christians in Bekasi, dozens are injured

INDONESIA_-_islamic_defender_front.jpgDenied the right to meet in church, Ethnic Christian Bataks are again subject to violence once. Police is accused of just looking on. Many women are attacked.

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23:35 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

22 July 2010

Bekasi, insults and threats from Islamic extremists at a Protestant prayer meeting

INDONESIA-Bekasi_islamici_estremisti1.jpgMore than 500 blocked the entrance to the field where the function was being held. The Huria Protestant Church celebrates in the open because their prayer hall was declared illegal. Thanks to the police, there were no consequences for the faithful

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07:31 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

04 July 2010

Islamic hard-liners in Indonesia pledge war against Christians; government remains silent

BEKASI, Indonesia — A banner with a picture of a young, bespectacled Christian man is draped in front of a mosque, a fiery noose around his neck and the words, "This man deserves the death penalty!"

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02:37 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

06 June 2010

West Java: Christians bring their protest to the UN after their Church is closed


Municipal authorities want to prevent Christians from conducting any public activity. After unsuccessfully seeking remedy with a number of Indonesian agencies, Yasmin Church members are launching an appeal to the United Nations for discrimination and persecution.

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05:08 Posted in Indonesia | Permalink | Comments (3) |  Facebook |