Under Islamic pressure, officials close church in Indonesian province
Catholic World News - May 26, 2010
Government officials in West Java ordered the closing of a popular Christian church, drawing a protest from the Indonesian Human Rights Commission. Although the Protestant church had obtained all necessary permits, local officials took action against the Christian group after public protests by Islamic militants-- who, in April, set fire to the church building.
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