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St Lawrence the Martyr Church

San Lorenzo Street, Balangiga, Philippines
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Historic church

This church was mute witness to one of those historic events during the American occupation of the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
JEmmanuelLasPinas
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Las Pinas
Bell by surprise

Historic church from which Filipino resistance against American occupation in 1901 caught American... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2015
saint_ycoy
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Davao Occidental Province, Philippines
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6 Jan 2016
“Historic church”
21 Jul 2015
“Bell by surprise”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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San Lorenzo Street, Balangiga, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This church was mute witness to one of those historic events during the American occupation of the Philippines. The church bells were taken as war booty by the American forces after their campaign against the Filipinos fighting for their freedom. The edifice was damaged during...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Historic church from which Filipino resistance against American occupation in 1901 caught American soldiers by surprised after tolling of church bells early in the morning. The historic bells were taken by American troops as war booty. Wiki says "One church bell is in the possession...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This beautiful Catholic Church was destroyed in the calamitous Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) of November 2013 but the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines ('CBCP') has now awarded a contract under the supervision of a Manila based architect to rebuild the Church. Work iwas underway in...More

3  Thank Victorianlad
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