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    Indonesia - ISIS suicide bomber attacks Sunday mass, 28 August 16

    An ISIS suicide bomber today attacked a Catholic priest with an axe as he tried to blow up hundreds of worshippers at a church during Sunday Mass.

    Priest Albert Pandiangan, 60, was holding the holy ceremony at the altar when the 18-year-old fanatic rushed towards him with a backpack bomb and tried to blow himself up.

    But the bomb burned without setting off the explosives, so the jihadi pulled an axe from his bag and slashed the priest's arm at St Yoseph Church in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra in Indonesia.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...sian-mass.html
    The man in my avatar may have killed two innocent teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German. If you know who he is Please call the tip line. There is a reward of $250,000 - Tel- 844.459.5786 or email: abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com

    The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them. Lois McMaster Bujold.

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    Muslim violence against Christians and Christian places of worship is all too common in Indonesia.


    On paper, "Indonesia is constitutionally a secular state and the first principle of Indonesia's philosophical foundation, Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". The Indonesian Constitution guarantees freedom of religion. However, the government recognises only six official religions (Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism)" (Wikipedia)

    Practice is different, see the overview by Wikipedia about Violence and discrimination against Christians in modern Indonesia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ...dern_Indonesia

    ISIS has very little to do with this, islamic persecution of and islamic violence against Christians have been going on for decades.
    Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity ~ Hanlon's Razor



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