Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Indonesian Muhammadiyah sent condolences for the pope's death

Muhammadiyah, the second largest Moslem organization in Indonesia, sent condolences to Catholic church yesterday for the death of Pope John Paul II.
In its press statement, the organization said not only Catholic mourn the Pope's death, but all the world, including Islamic world, especially remembering his strong support for Palestinians.
Deputy Chairman of Muhammadiyah, Din Syamsuddin, expressed the organization's hope that the new pope will continue the inter-faiths dialog started by John Paul II and to speak out on injustice faced by Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine.



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