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Beleaguered churches fear intimidation on Christmas

  • Novia D. Rulistia and Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Yogyakarta | Mon, December 24 2012 | 10:23 am

The members of two besieged Christian congregations on Jakarta’s outskirts are worried that hard-line groups will not let them observe Christmas in their own churches.

Rev. Palti Panjaitan of the Filadelfia Batak Christian Protestant Church (HKBP) in Bekasi, West Java, said that his congregation was again banned on Sunday from holding services in their half-built church.

“We wo...

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