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Church attacked in Indonesia

May 07, 2014

An altar in a Catholic parish in West Sumatra has been doused in kerosene and set on fire, according to a report from the Italian agency AsiaNews.

West Sumatra is a province in Indonesia, which is 86% Muslim, 6% Protestant, 3% Catholic, and 2% Hindu. According to AsiaNews, it one of the two Indonesian provinces in which Muslim fundamentalism is most widespread.

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