Police arrest elderly Indonesian Catholic for blasphemy
August 13, 2020
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.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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