Friday, December 1, 2017

A leap for faith in Indonesia.


A high court decision gives state recognition to some 245 traditional faiths, a small but overdue victory for religious freedom

 JAKARTA, NOVEMBER 22, 2017 4:59 PM (UTC+8)
Balinese Hindus pray to celebrate the religious festival Galungan at the Jagat Natha temple in Denpasar on Indonesia's Bali island on November 1, 2017. Balinese Hindu adherents celebrate Galungan Day or the Earth's celebration to thank God for the creation of the Earth and its content. Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka
Balinese Hindus pray to celebrate the religious festival Galungan at the Jagat Natha temple in Denpasar on Indonesia's Bali island on November 1, 2017. Balinese Hindu adherents celebrate Galungan Day or the Earth's celebration to thank God for the creation of the Earth and its content. Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka

1 comment:

  1. Does anyone know what the bahasa Indonesia term for the "seventh encompassing category" is?

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