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Marawi residents, in the island of Mindanao evacuate their homes

Marawi residents, in the island of Mindanao evacuate their homes

Filipino Bishops call for the pursuit of a path to peace

27/05/2017 13:35

Filipino bishops are calling on leaders and on all men and women of goodwill to pursue a path that leads to peace. The appeal by the Bishops of Mindanao comes as the military has been conducting air strikes in Marawi, on Mindanao island, after it was overrun by islamist militants.

 

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.