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Cardinal Tagle urges Muslim-Christian unity amid Marawi conflict ‎

SHAFAQNA - Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle urged his countrymen on Tuesday to be the signs of love, hope and light amid ongoing clashes between government forces and armed Islamist terrorists in the south of the country.  The prelate…

Philippine Muslims Fear Marawi Fighting May Deepen Communal Discord

SHAFAQNA - When a small army of militants allied to Islamic State took over parts of Marawi City in the southern Philippines last month, many of the country's Muslims were alarmed. Although the Christian-majority Philippines has endured…

MARAWI - Muslim boss hid Christian workers who later escaped

SHAFAQNA - Three Christian civilians said they had cowered in a basement for weeks while militants inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) went from door to door killing non-Muslims in the southern Philippine city of Marawi,…