Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/INDONESIA – Indonesian Bishops alongside the people who are suffering in Papua
Jakarta – Cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, Archbishop of Jakarta and President of the Indonesian Catholic Bishops’ Conference , confirms the full support, compassion and closeness of the Bishops for the sufferings that overwhelm the natives of Indonesian Papua. The Cardinal commented on the appeal released by 147 Catholic priests who work in Papua . The message was also addressed to the Bishops, urging them to be proactive in dialogue and solidarity towards natives. “We have set in motion numerous initiatives to implement the attention and compassion of the Church towards the Papuans”, explains Cardinal Suharyo to Agenzia Fides.