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Bishops' conference has new president
Mgr Situmorang has been elected to lead the bishops of the largest Muslim country in the world: "I will work hard for peace and social justice". A new secretary-general has also been appointed.
Quake in Java: Help the helpers, says Indonesian Church
The Crisis Centre of the Bishops' Conference of Indonesia is gearing up in order to boost its wide local aid network. The population is showing its great generosity through volunteering, collecting food and clothing, and raising funds in the country's parishes. International Catholic agencies are arriving in the quake zone.
Indonesian Catholic Foundation forms future leaders in ethics
For 25 years, the Bhumiksara Foundation works - in Muslim majority context- for the creation of a better ruling class for the country. Among its priorities, the fight against corruption in the public and private sectors. And the support of the Church in the work of education and proclamation of the Word of God
Indonesian Bishops: The hope of Catholics is not optimism, but faith in God
This was underlined by the President at the end of the National Kwi Sagki 2015Conference. The goal of the Church is to promote programs and initiatives in social ministry. Particular attention to the issue of migrant workers. Strong condemnation of the death penalty.
Young Indonesians in Madrid to strengthen the Church’s “unity and faith”
The 284-strong delegation sent by the Bishops’ Conference is called ‘Indonesia United’. It includes priests, nuns and lay people from 37 dioceses. They will be joined by dozens of young people who reached Spain on their own. Two Indonesians will have a front row seat during the Mass celebrated by Benedict XVI.
Solidarity of U.S. bishops with Vietnamese episcopate
Support expressed in a letter from the president of the committee for international peace and justice. The newspaper of the communist party announces the inauguration of the public park built on the disputed land of the former apostolic delegation.
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