Saturday, September 23, 2006

Calm follows riots caused by execution of three Catholics



by Benteng Reges
The execution by firing squad of three Catholic men in Palu sparked protest in various parts of Indonesia. In predominantly Catholic Nusa Tenggara Timur province order has been restored. Tibo’s son says father asked for forgiveness, not vengeance. Requiem mass is held in Palu without the bodies.

Palu (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Things are under control in Nusa Tenggara Timur province after violence broke out following the execution by firing squad of three Catholic men: Fabianus Tibo, 60, Marinus Riwu, 48, and...

1 comment:

Pastor in Valle said...

The real scandal is that these men were denied the sacraments before their death. May God have mercy on them, and let us hope that in this case Ecclesia supplet.