Skip to comments.Embattled Indonesian Church Forced to Celebrate Christmas in Private Home
Posted on 12/26/2011 6:07:55 AM PST by george76
The congregation of the embattled GKI Yasmin church in Bogor was forced to move its Christmas prayers to a members house after Islamic groups assembled at the disputed site and threatened to challenge the sermon on Sunday.
The service was slated to start at 9 a.m. in the sealed church on Jalan Abdullah bin Nuh, but the congregants went elsewhere after members of the Indonesian Muslim Communication Forum (Forkami), the Islamic Reform Movement (Garis) and the Bogor Muslim Community (KMB) objected to that plan.
The opposition protestors came to the church in the morning and shouted to guarding police officers and members of the public order agency (Satpol PP) to expel the congregation.
On December 23, they were given a letter stating that they are banned from holding a prayer here. The letter clearly mentioned they cant hold the service, Forkami head Ahmad Iman said.
The central government has thus far failed to take a clear stance on the dispute.
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I’ve been hoping the table would turn on the devil worshiping Muslims. But, I guess if it did, the US would kill the Christians as they did in Bosnia. Genaside my a** !
“after Islamic groups assembled at the disputed site and threatened to challenge the sermon on Sunday.”
They didn’t threatened to challenge the sermon. They threatened to kill the Christians!