Bombing in the Philippines

Author: Caesar Montevecchio

Philippines Bishops

On Sunday morning, two terrorist bombings in Jolo, Sulu in Mindanao in the southern Philippines killed 20 people and injured an additional 81. A first bomb went off inside Jolo's cathedral, and second followed shortly after targeting personnel rushing to aid victims of the first bomb. The news site for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is following the bombings closely:

CBCP Statement

"Don't let Jolo bombing spoil peace process"

"Pope mourns victims of Jolo church blasts"