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Quezon City, Philippines

University community to heighten security after bomb scare

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The bomb threat that caused officials of the Jesuit Ateneo de Manila University to order the evacuation of people from the campus around noon today was a "hoax," according to the school's newspaper.

"QCPD (Quezon City Policed Department) Chief Supt. Richard Albano says that the bomb threat was a hoax,” The Guidon, ADMU’s official school publication, announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

Cardinal Tagle leads Mass for missing, abducted people

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Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle at a Mass for Jonas Burgos and other missing activists warned abductors that while they might escape human courts, they will eventually have to answer to God.

"I appeal to those who are holding Jonas and the many others whose mothers are still searching for fathers, siblings, children: You will face up to God," said Tagle at the end of his homily for the Mass in Quiapo Church on Thursday ahead of the sixth anniversary of Burgos' abduction.

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