mercoledì 17 novembre 2021

200 priests seek foreign help in Indonesia's Papua region

(Ryan Dagur, UCA News)
International community urged to lend its weight to bringing about a ceasefire between rebels and security forces -- Nearly 200 Catholic priests in Papua have called on the international community, including the United Nations, to play a more active role in bringing peace to Indonesia’s violence-plagued easternmost region. In addition to diocesan priests, Franciscan, Augustinian, Jesuit and Missionaries of the Sacred Heart clerics were among 194 priests who said their call was part of an effort to be "proactively involved in the fight for justice, truth and peace" in Papua. (...)