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Police arrest elderly Indonesian Catholic for blasphemy

August 13, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Apollinaris Darmawan, 70, is a convert from Islam to Catholicism; he lives in the province of West Java (map), which is 97% Muslim and 2% Christian. After he allegedly said, “Islam is not a religion but a heretical teaching that silences and uncivilizes its people,” local Muslims “dragged him into the street and stripped him before police came to his rescue and took him into custody.”

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