Church buildings destroyed at Padang

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Msgr. Martinus Situmorang OFMCap, bishop of Padang and president of the Indonesian Bishops conference, communicated to the Mission Office of the Dutch Capuchins, some pictures of the material damage for the Church in the region hit by the earthquake. Beside the many victims among the population and the destruction we have seen on television and newspaper, he commented about the damage at the cathedral and the bishops house. Also a convent was destroyed and also some catholic schools.

Convent Sisters van Liefde
Bishops house