War of Religion. The Islamic State Is Also Invading the Catholic Philippines – Settimo Cielo

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But even more troubling is what happened on May 23 in the Philippines, in the city of Marawi, on an island in the south inhabited predominantly by Muslims.

About five hundred armed men attacked the Catholic cathedral and set it on fire, captured and then killed 9 faithful in cold blood, abducted diocesan vicar Teresito Soganub and 15 other of the faithful including several nuns, took over the police station and beheaded the police chief, put the whole city to fire and sword, with dozens dead, and took control of it, hoisting the black flags of the Islamic State (see photo).

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Source: War of Religion. The Islamic State Is Also Invading the Catholic Philippines – Settimo Cielo – Blog – L’Espresso

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