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Indonesia - Latest News
Apr 9, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Indonesia's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Buddhist woman who was convicted of blasphemy for complaining about the volume of a local mosque's call to worship.
Jan 25, 2019 - 12:00 am .- An Indonesian Christian, the former governor of Jakarta was released from jail on Thursday completing a two-year long sentence for alleged blasphemy against Islam.
Dec 23, 2018 - 05:47 am .- After a deadly tsunami struck Indonesia Saturday night, killing more than 200 people and injuring hundreds more, Pope Francis has asked for everyone to join him in prayer for the suffering victims this Christmas.
Dec 3, 2018 - 02:48 pm .- Human rights groups are criticizing a smartphone app being rolled out by the Indonesian government which would allow citizens to file heresy reports against groups with unofficial or unorthodox religious practices.
Oct 4, 2018 - 05:03 am .- Pope Francis donated to recovery efforts in Indonesia after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the Sulawesi coast leaving at least 1,400 people dead.
Aug 10, 2018 - 03:18 am .- With hundreds dead and thousands left homeless by a major earthquake in Indonesia last weekend, Catholic Relief Services is working to bring shelter and necessities to survivors.
May 13, 2018 - 06:20 am .- After multiple bombings at churches in Indonesia left 11 dead dozens more injured, Pope Francis prayed for the repose of the souls of those who died and asked God to bring an end to hatred and violence.
Oct 11, 2017 - 02:39 pm .- An Indonesian prelate resigned Wednesday as Bishop of Ruteng amid mounting concerns surrounding an alleged mistress and reportedly stolen funds.
Aug 29, 2016 - 12:46 pm .- A priest suffered minor injuries after a man armed with a suicide bomb and an axe attacked at Sunday Mass in Indonesia this weekend.
May 4, 2015 - 10:07 am .- The Australian bishops joined their voices to the international condemnation of the Indonesian government's execution of foreign drug traffickers last week.
Feb 12, 2015 - 02:03 am .- With two of their nationals on Indonesia's death row over drug trafficking offenses, the Australian bishops are appealing to the government to stay their executions by firing squad, believed to be imminent.