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Indonesian president says he believes in witchcraft
« on: January 21, 2014, 04:07:54 PM »
"(RNS) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono may be the first Indonesian president to acknowledge publicly he believes in witchcraft. In a recently published memoir, he describes a “horror movie” style encounter with black magic at his residence.
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Witchcraft is prohibited in Islam. However, the practice is widespread in Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population. A 2012 survey by the Pew Forum showed that 69 percent of Indonesian Muslims believe witchcraft is real.
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However, a president sharing this information publicly is unprecedented, Bayuni added. Yudhoyono’s second — and last — presidential term is ending this year."
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Re: Indonesian president says he believes in witchcraft
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 04:37:28 PM »
Islam has traditions about warding away witchcraft and sorcery.
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