Charismatic churches surge in growth amid a devout—and sometimes violent—Hindu majority.
August 5, 2013
Bali, one of Indonesia's 17,508 islands, is home to Indonesia's Hindu minority. The province of Bali is 93 percent Hindu, while Indonesia as a whole is 85 percent Muslim.
(UPDATED) The eight Christians, who claim they fled persecution, are temporarily free to stay in the United States.
February 19, 2013
The "immigration fugitives" are now on "order of supervision," which means the six men and two women–who said they fled persecution for their faith in Indonesia–must check in with
(UPDATED) Religious tensions continue in world's most-populous Muslim country.
October 17, 2012
Protests Delay Indonesia's Inauguration of Christian VP in Jakarta. (UPDATED) Religious tensions continue in world's most-populous Muslim country.
New Top 10 list from Pew Research offers guidance for Sunday's International Day of Prayer.
November 1, 2013
population). 6) Indonesia: 23,660,000 Christians (9.9% of population). problem. In Indonesia, 36 percent of Muslims say the same, as do 12 percent in Kazakhstan.
Officials will provide different land for Yasmin church in Bogor, West Java.
September 11, 2012
A West Java church which has become emblematic of record-breaking religious intolerance in Indonesia will now be relocated by the Indonesian government.
Surge bolsters stance of New Jersey pastor harboring asylum-seeking refugees in his church.
June 11, 2012
Another Record Year of Religious Violence in Indonesia? Surge bolsters stance of New Jersey pastor harboring asylum-seeking refugees in his church.
Some links to tide you over as Gleanings takes a break for the holidays.
December 21, 2012
DC during the 2009 Christmas season. In Indonesia, Islamists are threatening to disrupt an open-air Christmas Eve mass. CT has regularly noted how
Important developments in the church and the world.
November 22, 2013
Those communities vowed to keep using the term. As a workaround, an Indonesia publisher released a Bible translation in 2009 that changed Allah to less-common references to God.
I lived in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, between the ages of six and 10. We'd go to church for Easter. She wasn't a church lady. As I said, we moved to Indonesia.
Malaysian Court forbids Christian paper from using a word Christians have used for centuries.
October 14, 2013
Despite the religious clashes in Malaysia over the word Allah, some churches still plan to use it in their worship services, while Indonesia and most other Arab countries see nothing
The panel also named 12 countries to a second-tier "watch list" that deserve close monitoring by Washington: Afghanistan, Belarus, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Laos, Russia, Somalia
extremists.". Today, Clinton traveled to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country. "I am a Christian," she told students at Tokyo University yesterday.
Open Doors’ 2012 World Watch List ranks countries where Christians suffered in 2011.
January 4, 2012
Ethiopia went from 43rd to 38th place, and Indonesia from 48th to 43rd place. Most of the countries on the list have an Islamic majority—38 out of 50, including nine of the top 10.
Why tallies of Christian martyrs vary so widely.
August 21, 2013
"At the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st, it was mainly Rwanda and southern Sudan," said Johnson. Today's hot spots include Indonesia, China, and Nigeria.
Court rules that 1965 blasphemy law is constitutional.
April 20, 2010
Indonesia Keeps Blasphemy on the Books. Religious freedom observers held their breadth in February when activists successfully got Indonesia to reconsider its blasphemy law.
A top economist shares the astounding news about that little picture hanging on our refrigerator.
June 14, 2013
hypothesis and explore something else. We carried out three studies—in Bolivia, Kenya, and Indonesia—with 1,320 children. The sample included sponsored
March 17, 2011
Fortunately, Parodi says, one of their top relief workers, Kenjiro Ban, lives in Tokyo. "He's done relief responses in Sudan, in Kenya, in Indonesia, in Haiti," Parodi says.
New Pew report shows U.S. Muslims are more moderate than Muslims worldwide.
May 6, 2013
half of Muslims in most countries surveyed say they worry about religious extremists in their own country, including two-thirds or more of Muslims in Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq and Indonesia.
Neighborly love means if you see something, say something.
May 13, 2013
We don't imagine sex slavery taking place in American cities and suburbs. We see it as a distant problem happening in dark, sordid corners of Cambodia and Indonesia.
(Updated) USCIRF's new list of religious freedom violators has familiar names, but contrasts with other lists.
April 30, 2013
Another eight countries comprise the second tier of CPCs, where religious freedom conditions could worsen: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Laos and