Moderat Reviews

Peaceful Movements in the Philippines

Posted on: September 13, 2008

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leaders held the first ever peace dialogue with Catholic Bishops of Mindanao on August 14, 2008 at the Archbishop’s Residence in Davao City to reiterate their commitment to pursue the realm of peace, justice, solidarity and development in Mindanao. Archbishop Fernando Capalla of Dava, co-convenor of the Bishops-Ulama Conference, led the bishops while MILF chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal led the MILF officials. Both sides described as epitomizing utmost sincerity, trust and cordiality, and a historic significant initiative as a way forward in advancing the common quest for genuine peace, unity and development in Mindanao.

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