Despite the difficulties, an immense humanitarian effort by the Catholic community in Indonesia is underway to assist the survivors of the December 22nd tsunami. The anomalous wave, sparked by underwater landslides from an erupting volcano, hit the coasts of the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, in the Sunda Strait, killing at least 437 people, leaving about 14 thousand injured and over 33,000 displaced in the coastal villages.
As reported to Fides News Agency, in the Pandenglang district, in the province of Banten, the Sukabumi Franciscan Sisters (SFS) who ran the Catholic hospital in Misi Lebak organized a humanitarian mission in

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