Java: Catholics will defy ban on Christmas Mass
Catholic World News - December 24, 2010
Catholics and Protestants in the Indonesian province of Bogor, in West Java, will hold Christmas worship services despite a ban by local authorities. Supportive of Islamic militants’ demands, authorities in Bogor have refused to grant building permits to local Christians, causing congregations to worship on sidewalks and other makeshift meeting places.
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