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Indonesian archbishop urges Catholics to ditch use of plastic bags

Indonesian archbishop urges Catholics to ditch use of plastic bags

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Months after Indonesia’s military was summoned to unclog Jakarta Bay, Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo has joined a chorus of disapproval of the nation’s growing plastic waste problem by calling parishioners to action.

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Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,200 people dead.

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Catholics collect aid for victims of deadly Indonesian earthquake

Catholics collect aid for victims of deadly Indonesian earthquake

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic groups have collected and are distributing aid for thousands of people affected by a deadly earthquake that struck Lombok, Indonesia’s popular tourist island.

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Indonesian Christian leaders call for unity after suicide bombings

Indonesian Christian leaders call for unity after suicide bombings

Christian leaders called for unity following a spate of suicide bombings that targeted three churches, an apartment building and the police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city, the deadliest attacks in more than a decade.

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Bishop remembered for ministry in Indonesia

Bishop remembered for ministry in Indonesia

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Mass of Christian Burial for Crosier Bishop Alphonse Sowada was celebrated Jan. 17 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud, with St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler presiding.

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CRS worker in Indonesia focuses on agriculture

CRS worker in Indonesia focuses on agriculture

| Carol Jessen-Klixbull For The Catholic Spirit | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Since 1975, Operation Rice Bowl, the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services, has helped to improve people’s ability to access food in communities around the world and in the United States.

As the official international Catholic relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Relief Services works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, without regard to race, religion or nationality.

In each issue during Lent, The Catholic Spirit is sharing CRS’ work with an email interview and recipe from a country that agency serves. Haiti and Kenya were featured previously and Honduras will be highlighted in the next issue.

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