9 months Archdiocese of Davao bans bags, boxes from being brought into churches MB
By Leslie Anne Aquino As a security measure, the Archdiocese of Davao has prohibited the bringing of bags and boxes in churches. This was contained in a circular issued by Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles which was released days following the twin blasts that hit the Jolo Cathedral. Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) “Please be informed that starting today, for all churchgoers, it is not allowed to bring with you bags, backpacks, knapsacks, boxes, cartons, and the like into the church,” he said. “Only small purses and the like are allowed,” Valles added. The Davao prelate explained ... more