by Mathias Hariyadi | INDONESIA

The ceremony of instalments took place yesterday after a two-year delay due to the pandemic. In the past, the prelate played a key role in the Malino II peace accord. The promotion of indigenous rights will be at the heart of his pastoral mission.

On 19-21 November, economists and entrepreneurs under 35 from around the world will meet online. More than 40 countries will be connected, with live streaming from Assisi. Some 2,000 people have registered with at least 12 link-ups to 115 countries, four hours a day plus a 24-hour marathon on the second day, and contributions from more than 20 countries.

| 27/10/2020

The meeting with the president of the German Bishops Conference, in all likelihood touched upon the assembly with "deliberative power" convoked by the Germans to address issues such as the separation of power in the Church, priestly life, women's access to ministry and to offices in the Church and sexual morality.

| 19/09/2019

The attack occurred on the Nduga highland, a region where tensions are running high after the Indonesian government approved a plan recently to split the two existing Papuan provinces into five.  Local communities fear further militarisation under the guise of development. In the past few months, what had been a low-intensity conflict for decades has turned more violent.

| 16/07/2022
by Steve Suwannarat

Indonesia’s decision to stop its workers from going to Malaysia because of the latter’s failure to respect a bilateral labour agreement could negatively impact Malaysia’s palm oil production. The Thai Chamber of Commerce estimates that the country needs at least 500,000 foreign workers for its post-COVID recovery.

| 14/07/2022
by Mathias Hariyadi

The order's fourth monastery in the country stands three and a half hours away from the seat of the diocese of Ketapang. The ceremony, presided over by Bishop Pius Riana Prapdi, was celebrated according to Dayak cultural traditions. 




| 14/07/2022
by Mathias Hariyadi

The Social Affairs minister’s decision follows a number of probes that began in 2018. At least 19 suspects were arrested. The charity’s executives spent sums on houses and cars, weekly reports.


| 07/07/2022
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