Jakarta Post

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post
press enter to search

A peaceful Christmas celebration in Indonesia

  • A churchgoer at Johannes the Apostle church, Wonogiri, Central Java, cleans the nativity scene made from over 3,000 used mineral water bottles on Dec. 24. JP/Magnus Hendratmo.

    A churchgoer at Johannes the Apostle church, Wonogiri, Central Java, cleans the nativity scene made from over 3,000 used mineral water bottles on Dec. 24. JP/Magnus Hendratmo.

  • A K-9 police team sifts the area around the Jakarta Catholic Cathedral on Dec. 24 to guarantee security during the Christmas service. JP/Donny Fernando

    A K-9 police team sifts the area around the Jakarta Catholic Cathedral on Dec. 24 to guarantee security during the Christmas service. JP/Donny Fernando

  • Christians at the Protestant Church Immanuel in Central Jakarta celebrate Christmas Eve by lighting candles. JP/Donny Fernando

    Christians at the Protestant Church Immanuel in Central Jakarta celebrate Christmas Eve by lighting candles. JP/Donny Fernando

  • Hundreds of people light candles during the Christmas Eve service in Kebonjati Protestant church, Bandung, on Dec. 24. JP/Arya Dipa

    Hundreds of people light candles during the Christmas Eve service in Kebonjati Protestant church, Bandung, on Dec. 24. JP/Arya Dipa

  • Thousands of congregation members of Catholic Church Santa Perawan Maria Ratu Rosario Suci or the Semarang Cathedral in Central Java join the Christmas Eve service on the night of Dec. 24. The security team from the Indonesian Military, the National Police, the Public Order Agency, National Scouts and the local security work to guarantee safety on Christmas Eve in Semarang. JP/Suherdjoko

    Thousands of congregation members of Catholic Church Santa Perawan Maria Ratu Rosario Suci or the Semarang Cathedral in Central Java join the Christmas Eve service on the night of Dec. 24. The security team from the Indonesian Military, the National Police, the Public Order Agency, National Scouts and the local security work to guarantee safety on Christmas Eve in Semarang. JP/Suherdjoko

  • Rev. Hieronimus Jelahu [right], a Catholic priest of Santo Arnoldus and Yoseph Waelengga Church, Ruteng, Flores East Nusa Tenggara, greets young people from the Baturrahman Waelengga Mosque after the Christmas Eve mass on Saturday night. The youth of Baturrahman Mosque were involved in securing the area around the church during Christmas mass.JP/Markus Makur

    Rev. Hieronimus Jelahu [right], a Catholic priest of Santo Arnoldus and Yoseph Waelengga Church, Ruteng, Flores East Nusa Tenggara, greets young people from the Baturrahman Waelengga Mosque after the Christmas Eve mass on Saturday night. The youth of Baturrahman Mosque were involved in securing the area around the church during Christmas mass.JP/Markus Makur

  • Children enjoy the nativity scene of Jesus Christ’s birth after the children’s mass at Hati Kudus Tuhan Yesus Catholic Church, Pugeran Yogyakarta, on Christmas day. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Children enjoy the nativity scene of Jesus Christ’s birth after the children’s mass at Hati Kudus Tuhan Yesus Catholic Church, Pugeran Yogyakarta, on Christmas day. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • The congregations of the troubled GKI Yasmin church and HKBP Filadelfia from Jakarta’s satellite cities hold their Christmas service in front of Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Christmas Day. JP/Dhoni Setiawan

    The congregations of the troubled GKI Yasmin church and HKBP Filadelfia from Jakarta’s satellite cities hold their Christmas service in front of Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Christmas Day. JP/Dhoni Setiawan

  • A church gong ensemble prepares for choir hymns during the Christmas mass in an old Catholic church, Tritunggal Mahakudus Tuka, in Dalung village, North Kuta, Badung, Bali, on Christmas day. JP/Ni Luh De Suryani

    A church gong ensemble prepares for choir hymns during the Christmas mass in an old Catholic church, Tritunggal Mahakudus Tuka, in Dalung village, North Kuta, Badung, Bali, on Christmas day. JP/Ni Luh De Suryani

  • A traffic control volunteer dressed as Santa Claus directs traffic at Jl. Wora Wari, Surakarta, Central Java. He wears the unique costume to celebrate Christmas day. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

    A traffic control volunteer dressed as Santa Claus directs traffic at Jl. Wora Wari, Surakarta, Central Java. He wears the unique costume to celebrate Christmas day. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

Browse This Album: