Stories About ‘Christianity’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Christianity’.

Samaritan’s Purse

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, by . No Comments

The Samaritan's Purse group are not welcome in North Sumatra.


Bandung Church Attack

Monday, September 25th, 2006, by . 25 Comments

A house-church near Bandung was attacked by a mob but police stepped in.


Reasons for Benedict’s Speech

Thursday, September 21st, 2006, by . 21 Comments

Some possible reasons for the references to Islam given within Pope Benedict's speech.


Blora Church Closing

Thursday, September 21st, 2006, by . 17 Comments

A Protestant house-church was forcibly shut down in Blora, Central Java.


Papal Speech

Sunday, September 17th, 2006, by . 33 Comments

Pope Benedict's speech and the muted reaction of Indonesian Muslim leaders.


Rebekka Zakaria, Eti Pangesti & Ratna Bangun

Saturday, September 16th, 2006, by . 19 Comments

Rebekka Zakaria, Eti Pangesti & Ratna Bangun have completed sixteen months of their three-year prison sentence for running a Christian kindergarten in which some Muslim children attended.


House-Church Burning

Saturday, September 9th, 2006, by . 25 Comments

A house used as a church in Aceh was burned to the ground by a mob.


Blasphemy For Some

Monday, August 21st, 2006, by . 22 Comments

While the law against blasphemy is intended to protect all the main religions of Indonesia it is selectively enforced.


West Java’s Tolerance Problem

Sunday, August 13th, 2006, by . 6 Comments

Stories of mob action against churches in Indonesia tend to very often emanate from West Java, as another church, near Bandung, was closed on July 16th.


Anti Israel Christians

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006, by . No Comments

The reactions of Indonesian Christians to the Israel - Lebanon situation.


A Village in Maluku

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Waai village in central Maluku, destroyed in the sectarian war of 2001, rebuilds.


Christian Law

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006, by . 28 Comments

Sexual immorality is the enemy of not only Muslims in Indonesia but also Christians, says a senior religious leader.


The Crusades & Liberal Islam

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, by . 45 Comments

The "Jaringan Islam Emansipatoris", or Emancipatory Islamic Network, write about the Crusades and get it all wrong.


Evangelical Christianity in Surabaya

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

A Christian foundation in Surabaya, East Java, reaches out to the masses.


Preaching in Tasikmalaya

Thursday, May 11th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

A convert to Christianity in the west Java town of Tasikmalaya has been imprisoned for insulting Islam.


Religious Freedom Report

Sunday, May 7th, 2006, by . 12 Comments

Indonesia remains on the "Watch List" in the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom report for 2006.


Two Churches “Sealed” In Bogor

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006, by . 6 Comments

More moderate Islam in Bogor, near Jakarta. Two churches, that apparently did not have their paperwork in order, were "sealed" by nearby Muslim residents.


Christian School in Tangerang

Friday, March 31st, 2006, by . 3 Comments

A Christian pre-school in Tangerang, Banten, near Jakarta, was surrounded by a mob yesterday which demanded that it close down.


Church Building Difficulties

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006, by . 6 Comments

The leader of the Nadhlatul Ulama, a traditionalist village Islamic social organisation, Hasyim Muzadi, says Christians will find it even harder to gain permission for church building in the wake of the newly revised law on houses of worship.


Bogor Church Closed

Sunday, March 26th, 2006, by . No Comments

A house that was used for church services in the city of Bogor, near Jakarta, has been forced to close due to residents' complaints.


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