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Javanese welcome new Semarang archbishop

January 10, 2011

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INDONESIA: Catholics and Muslims have welcomed the new archbishop of Semarang in Central Java. Archbishop Johannes Maria Trilaksyanta Pujasumarta was installed on Jan. 7 at Our Lady Queen of Holy Rosary Cathedral Church. More than 2,500 people including 17 bishops, priests, brothers, nuns and laypeople attended the Mass concelebrated by Apostolic Nuncio to Indonesia Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli. Tedi Kholiludin from the Yogyakarta-based Association of Social and Religion Study described the new archbishop as a “moderate.” At the time of his new appointment, Archbishop Pujasumarta was bishop of Bandung. IJ12789.1636
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