Indonesia to Host Islam-Christianity Conference

The Jakarta Globe:

Indonesia will host a conference of Asian Muslim and Christian leaders from Feb. 26 to March 1, a report said on Wednesday.

Under the theme “Bringing a Common Word to Common Action for Justice,” the religious conference will be jointly held by the International Conference of Islamic Scholars (ICIS), the Indonesian Bishops Conference (KWI) and the Indonesian Church Association (PGI), at the Acacia Hotel in Central Jakarta.

The conference is also supported by the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference and the Christian Conference of Asia.



“This forum is hoped to be able to strengthen the personal relations between Muslim and Christian leaders so that they can be open to each other and be able to conduct joint actions to overcome problems of justice and socioeconomic conflicts,” ICIS secretary general Hasyim Muzadi was quoted as saying by Antara news agency.




1 reply

  1. A member of the Indonesian Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at should have been invited to the conference. He should have been given the chance to explain the reality of how this Jama’at is being treated there (including all outstanding issues, such as the ‘refugees’ in Lombok and elsewhere, still being prevented from returning home.

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