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Filipino president's comments on God rebukedDAVAO CITY, Philippines (BP) -- The Filipino president's offer to resign if anyone can prove the God of the Bible exists has drawn reactions from Christians across the globe.
Dan Santiago, president of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America, said Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte lacks "solid biblical knowledge of the Judeo-Christian God." Meanwhile, Filipino Catholic leaders -- who have feuded publicly with Duterte -- called today (July 9) for "God's mercy and justice" on blasphemers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read More
Christians among 174 killed by Philippine terroristsMINDANAO ISLAND, Philippines (BP) -- Terrorists glorifying the Islamic State (IS) have killed at least 174 people including Christians in attacks on Marawi, Philippines, since May 23, the Fides Catholic news agency reported June 1.
An early morning attack today (June 2) that killed 36 at Manila World Resort casino in northern Philippines is not considered a terrorist attack, Philippine police told the Associated Press. But a terrorism watch group revealed communications indicating the attack was the work of "lone wolf soldiers" acting as terrorists. Read More
Philippines: 'Long-haul' healing in TaclobanTACLOBAN, Philippines (BP) -- A crushing wall of water from Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Tacloban on Nov. 8, 2013. Thousands of people perished. Homes and businesses were destroyed.
The water beached cargo ships weighing several hundred tons and devastated Tacloban.
But water also is what people need most after the storm. Read More