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Cross desecration condemned

YOGYAKARTA (UCAN): The Archdiocese of Semarang, Indonesia, condemned the removal of the upper part of a burial cross for deceased before he could be buried in a public cemetery in Yogjakarta.
 
A December 19 statement, called the incident “a violation of the constitution that contradicts the state’s ideology of Pancasila” which respects diversity.
 
The case has gone viral on social media and sparked outrage among Catholics and rights advocates.
 

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