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Indonesia: militant Muslims disrupt Mass

September 07, 2016

Islamic militants disrupted the celebration of Mass at a parish in central Java, Indonesia, the AsiaNews service reports.

During a memorial Mass for a deceased parishioner, two Muslims began heckling the priest. They were removed by police, but returned with a number of others to threaten the congregation. Eventually the pastor, Father Adrianus Sulistiyono, "was forced to flee," an eyewitness reported.

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