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In 2010, Father Ricky Bacolcol was injured in a blast during a Christmas Day Mass also in Jolo, Sulu
'Most of those who died were our regular Sunday 8 am Mass-goers,' says Jolo apostolic administrator Father Romeo Saniel
President Rodrigo Duterte, accompanied by security officials, also interacts with soldiers, cops, and civilians injured by the Jolo explosions
There were intelligence reports related to these persons of interest as early as August 2018, says National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr
(UPDATED) Who are the victims? What bombs were used? Is there really a lockdown in Jolo?
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says a 'cycle of hate' is 'destroying the moral fabric of our country'
The two recent major bombings in Mindanao are 'too little' to prove martial law has been ineffective, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) The United States denounces this 'senseless violence' while the European Union says this is 'also an attack against the basic right to practice one's religion'
The cathedral the morning after Sunday's fatal explosions
The Jolo Cathedral bombing occurs while the entire Mindanao is under President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law
This means intensified checkpoints, searches, and intelligence operations across Metro Manila
(3rd UPDATE) The website of SITE Intelligence Group says the Islamic State's East Asia province issued a formal communique for the dual suicide bombing
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, Sulu, has been the target of many attacks through the years
Vice President Leni Robredo and other officials also denounce the bombing of the Jolo Cathedral
'We will use the full force of the law to bring to justice the perpetrators behind this incident,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
(11th UPDATE) More than a hundred others are injured in twin explosions at the cathedral on Sunday morning, January 27