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Cardinal Tagle urges Muslim-Christian unity amid Marawi conflict

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 who is Archbishop of Manila said attempts by Islamic State-inspired terrorists to make the conflict look like a war between religions, "will not succeed" because Muslims and Christians in Mindanao are helping each other.  Cardinal Tagle was speaking on July 4 during a media briefing in preparation for the annual Philippine Conference on New Evangelization later this month.

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