PRAY FOR THE END OF EXTREMIST VIOLENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Radicalization affects the lives of both Muslims and Christians

“If there is anything you can do to help us, to bring the attention of the world to what is happening in Marawi right now, or in the relief operations, we would welcome it very much.” Bishop Edwin de la Pena, Prelate of Marawi

Yes, I want to pray for the victims of extremist violence in the Philippines.

PRAY FOR THE END OF EXTREMIST VIOLENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Radicalization affects the lives of both Muslims and Christians

“If there is anything you can do to help us, to bring the attention of the world to what is happening in Marawi right now, or in the relief operations, we would welcome it very much.” Bishop Edwin de la Pena, Prelate of Marawi

Yes, I want to pray for the victims of extremist violence in the Philippines.

A radical group, follower of ISIS, has been waging a campaign of violence terrorizing the city of Marawi. 

During the last decades Muslims and Catholics have been working together for the social development and future of their communities in this region of the Philippines.

In the last weeks Marawi has been suffering the consequences of a violent campaign started by a radical minority, a very small but powerful group who identifies itself as follower of ISIS’ doctrine.

This violence has nearly destroyed the city of Marawi, which is inhabited by 95% of Muslims, and 5% of Christians.  Most civilians were evacuated from the city.

The Catholic Cathedral of Marawi was completely destroyed, and a priest kidnapped together with nearly a dozen people. They need your prayers today.

A radical group, follower of ISIS, has been waging a campaign of violence terrorizing the city of Marawi. 

During the last decades Muslims and Catholics have been working together for the social development and future of their communities in this region of the Philippines.

In the last weeks Marawi has been suffering the consequences of a violent campaign started by a radical minority, a very small but powerful group who identifies itself as follower of ISIS’ doctrine.

This violence has nearly destroyed the city of Marawi, which is inhabited by 95% of Muslims, and 5% of Christians.  Most civilians were evacuated from the city.

The Catholic Cathedral of Marawi was completely destroyed, and a priest kidnapped together with nearly a dozen people. They need your prayers today.

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