Photos: Church of St. Alphonsus in Bintan at Risk of Collapse

By Judith Perez

Oct 17, 2011 4:05pm

St. Alphonsus Church in Dompak Village was built 25 years ago but is now at risk of collapsing as a result of erosion and landslides caused by new road construction in Bintan Island, Indonesia.

 

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The congregation walks to the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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A boy lights a candle at the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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People worship at the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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A woman reads the bible at the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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People reflect and worship at the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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A member of the church sweeps the floor at the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

 

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An exterior view of the St. Alphonsus Church, Oct. 16, 2011. (Yuli Seperi/Getty Images)

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