Spectre of terrorism and Covid-19 hangs over Easter celebrations in Indonesia

SURABAYA – Terrorism – and a raging pandemic – cast a pall over Easter week in Indonesia.

As members of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar count the cost of bomb blasts on Palm Sunday that injured 20, the congregation of Surabaya’s Indonesian Christian Church 820km away were under heavy police protection after it and two other churches were attacked in 2018.

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