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By Allain Christine Bernardo

For the past few months, we saw in our television that a lot of people were dying
because of terrorism.
Some locals from the countries Bahgdad, Beirut Lebanon and Paris witnessed how
terrorism can be.
Now its time to move, make an
action and make our own
country peaceful. As Pope
Francis rejected the senseless
killing happened on Christmas
Eve in Southern Philippines by
the rebels who pledge
allegiance to the terrorist group
Islamic state (ISIS).
Photo from BIFF Fighters (BIFF leader
Commander Kato is the guy with the glasses holding up the pistol)

As per the message of Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin The Holy
Father was deeply saddened to learn of the senseless killing of innocent people in
Mindanao, and he sends condolences to the families of those
who lost their lives,
28th December, a rebel group in Mindanao, Bangsamoro
Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) killed 14 people in
Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat during Christmas Eve.
His Holiness prays that security and safety will be established
for all people in the region, so that dialogue, tolerance, and
peace may enable each person to live free from fear. Popes
wish for Mindanao.

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He asks all believers to reject violence in the name of God who is love, and invokes
abundant divine gifts of consolation, mercy, and strength upon those affected by this
tragedy. As the vatican secretary of state added to
Popes wish for Philippines.
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
denounced about the barbaric attack and states that
the situation should further unite the region against
Governor Mujiv Hataman states that We should reject
this as we should not be cowed by this. In the face of
this act of terrorism, we rely on each other for strength
and courage."

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"It was an act of terrorism. It was an attack against civilians, an attack against peace
and development in Mindanao, and a cowardly act that deserves nothing but our
collective condemnation," Hataman added.
Reassured that the forces of military and police will definitely contain the attacks to
prevent any spillover to any neighbor areas. FILIPINO TIMES