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Catholic schools in Blitar agree to provide Islamic lessons

  • Indra Harsaputra

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya | Thu, January 17 2013 | 10:55 am

Six Catholic schools in Blitar municipality, East Java, have finally given in to a local ordinance and will provide Islamic lessons for their Muslim students.

The city ordinance requires all Muslim students to be able to read and write Koranic verses.

The head of the Religious Affairs Ministry’s office in Blitar, Imam Mukhlis, told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday that the six schools...

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