This was how Bishop Martin Jumoad of the Archdiocese of Ozamis described the reopening of the Jolo cathedral in Sulu province
on Tuesday, the feast of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Nograles, who served as a caretaker congressman of Sulu province
, said that government security authorities should also look at the possibility that Sulu province
might have become a training ground for Filipino suicide bombers.
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) will adopt three major solutions to put an end to the atrocities being committed by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and other terrorist groups in Sulu province
Twelve other soldiers were wounded in the "inhumane" attack by suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen on the headquarters of an army brigade combat team in Southern Sulu province
's Indanan town, officials said.
Soldiers at the scene after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province
in southern Philippines, on Jan.
A number of Asia's top leaders have extended their condolences to families of victims who died or were injured by twin bombings in Sulu province
in southern Mindanao on January 27.
"I was shocked to learn that severe bombings happened in the Sulu province
of the Philippines.
But voters in Sulu province
, where Jolo is located, rejected it.
town of Jolo in Sulu province
, 1,000 km (220 miles) south of Manila,
The first blast went off while churchgoers were inside the Jolo Cathedral in Sulu province
, a stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf militant group.
-- which includes Jolo -- voted against the creation of the new region, with its governor questioning the law establishing the area before the Supreme Court.
On 24 May 2017, the second leg of the I-HOPE orientation and coordination conference was held in Zambonga City wherein representatives from Sulu province