Tuesday, September 14, 2010

An Indonesian Jesuit Bishop

Bishop Julianus Sunkara, S.J.
Bishops and Catholic laypeople in Indonesia have reached out in celebration to help their Muslim brothers and sisters enjoy a happy Id al-Fitr
In central Java, Jesuit Bishop Julianus Sunarka of Purwokerto visited three Islamic boarding schools in Banyumas district on Sept. 10. The first was Biroyatul Huda in Batuanten village which has 300 students. 
Here he toured a mosque in the school’s grounds. About 10 years ago, he helped locate a well at the school. He later visited Al Hidayah School in Purwanegara, where he also helped find a well 10 years ago.
Link (here) to the full article including a picture at UCANEWS

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