Pancasila and Pluralism Promoted at Indonesian Interfaith Gathering

September 2, 2006

Source: The Jakarta Post

On September 2, 2006 The Jakarta Post reported, "The first joint congress of Indonesian religious leaders, held in Jakarta on Aug. 22-24, has been understood as a broader form of interfaith communications. The meeting recommended the reactivation of regional religious assemblies for the settlement of religious conflicts. The religious figures in attendance also recommended that the state guarantee freedom of religious worship and enhance the comprehension and practice of religious values by relevant followers. Another important decision was the empowerment of interreligious forums in promoting believers' welfare and harmony."