‘Threat of violent extremism needs to be addressed’

‘Threat of violent extremism needs to be addressed’

By Melo Acuña Lt. General Cirilito E. Sobejana, chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’s Western Mindanao Command (left) and Rommel Banlaoi of the Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence and Terrorism Research. The Philippines must address the terror...
Jolo Cathedral holds first Mass since attacks

Jolo Cathedral holds first Mass since attacks

By Roy Lagarde Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, rubs Holy Chrism on one of the 12 consecration crosses of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral in Jolo, Sulu, July 16.  The cathedral was reconsecrated nearly six months after the bomb...