Tag: Indonesia

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 800 people dead. Indonesia’s disaster agency said Oct. 1 the death toll from the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami was more than 840, and nearly… Read more »

Indonesian Christian leaders call for unity after suicide bombings

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Christian leaders called for unity following a spate of suicide bombings that targeted three churches, an apartment building and the police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city, the deadliest attacks in more than a decade. Ucanews.com reported that early May 14, a family of five, including three children, carried out a suicide bombing… Read more »