- Jul 8, 2020
Caritas Indonesia (Karina) has joined the Jakarta Archdiocese in distributing aid to people hard hit by floods that have killed dozens of people in and around Indonesia’s capital.
Nearly 160,000 security personnel will be deployed to try to make Christmas and New Year celebrations in Indonesia safe, reported ucanews.org.
Indonesia’s new cardinal says the Catholic Church in Asia is a faith lived in diversity, and this is demonstrated within his own country.
The Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, could face up to five years in jail for allegedly insulting the Quran – a charge he strongly denies. Indonesia is a Muslim-majority nation where almost all blasphemy cases result in convictions.