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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Iconic Phl churches crumble

MANILA, Philippines - More than historical landmarks, six churches in Bohol considered as national cultural treasures were badly damaged by the strong earthquake that struck the province and nearby Cebu yesterday.

The National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) said they are concerned over the extent of damage to the centuries-old churches in Bohol, particularly the Church of San Pedro in Loboc, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon, the Church of Our Lady of Light in Loon, Maribojoc Church, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Dauis, and another church in Luay.

NCCA legal division chief Trixie Cruz-Angeles said they were heartbroken after learning of the extent of damage to the churches.

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