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Smoke billowing from Marawi city in southern Philippines as fighting between government troops and Muslim militants continues.

Smoke billowing from Marawi city in southern Philippines as fighting between government troops and Muslim militants continues.

Marawi cathedral celebrates first Mass since May attack

02/10/2017 17:34

Islamist militants attacked Marawi’s St. Mary's Cathedral on May 23, sparking a conflict with security forces that has devastated the predominantly Muslim city.

 

Bishop Edwin de la Pena, Prelate of Marawi, Philippines

Bishop Edwin de la Pena, Prelate of Marawi, Philippines

Marawi bishop says dialogue with extremists 'ridiculous' ‎

29/06/2017 16:48

Bishop Edwin de la Pena of ‎Marawi said the Church’s response to war and conflicts in the ‎southern Mindanao region is dialogue, but ‎"there is no way we can dialogue" with extremists.

 

A military convoy moving on the outskirts of Marawi city, southern Philippines.

A military convoy moving on the outskirts of Marawi city, southern Philippines.

Philippine Muslim leaders condemn desecration of Marawi cathedral

10/06/2017 17:27

Philippine Muslim leaders have branded as “un-Islamic” the desecration and burning of St. Mary’s Catholic cathedral by a Islamic State-linked group in Marawi City.

 

Over a dozen, including Father Teresito Suganob (above), were abducted by Muslim extremists on 23 May, 2017, in Marawi, the Philippines.

Over a dozen, including Father Teresito Suganob (above), were abducted by Muslim extremists on 23 May, 2017, in Marawi, the Philippines.

Philippine Church leaders appeal for hostages

25/05/2017 14:46

The whereabouts of Father Teresito Suganob, vicar of the Prelature of Marawi, and several other hostages remain unknown after they were taken by gunmen on May 23. 

 

Philippine policemen checking residents fleeing Marawi city after extremists rampaged through the southern city.

Philippine policemen checking residents fleeing Marawi city after extremists rampaged through the southern city.

Priest among hostages of extremists in the Philippines ‎

24/05/2017 11:54

Muslim extremists have abducted over a dozen, including a Catholic priest, in Mindanao, in southern Philippines.