7 months Muslim religious leaders condemn Jolo carnage Manilatimes
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: Muslim religious leaders condemned the twin bombings on Sunday of Mount Carmel Cathedral in Jolo, Sulu that killed 21 people and wounded 112 others, which the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility. Aleem Said Ahmad Basher, chairman of the Organization of the Imam Council of the Philippines, said the Muslim community was saddened about the inhuman attack on a house of worship like the cathedral in Jolo. “We strongly condemn these inhuman atrocities because of its barbaric nature and which is forbidden in Islam,” Basher stressed. “This barbaric act is not accepted in Islam because it ... more