Muslims Torch Indonesian Church

Photo Credit: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Photo Credit: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Indonesia (ODM/MNN) Muslim extremists in Aceh province made good on a threat against Christians on Tuesday, 13 October.

Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry explains, “The Indonesian Christian Church (HKI) was burned down. Their pastor and the congregation have been greatly affected by this. We’re asking people to know what’s happening in Indonesia to support persecuted Christians there, to be praying for this church.”

Curry adds that the arson follows a vicious social media campaign. “Muslim extremists have been spreading a viral message about ‘here’s what’s happening in churches’ and sort of stirring up dissension.”

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