Indonesia’s religious leaders condemn New Zealand attacks

JAKARTA (UCAN): In response to the deadly mosque attacks that took place on March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people died, Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Jakarta, Indonesia, issued a statement on March 18 condemning the “savage acts which are against the values of any religious teachings and of universal humanity.”
 
“KWI and all Indonesian Catholics hope that the incident in New Zealand will not ruin good relations between all people from different religious and ethnic backgrounds, particularly in Indonesia which have been maintained well so far,” the head of the Indonesian Bishops’ Conference (KWI), said.
 
Reverend Henriette Tabita Lebang, chairperson of the Communion of Churches in...