Philippines: cathedral bombs Two incendiary devices, which exploded at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines on 27 January 2019, killed 20 people and injured dozens more. British Pakistani Christian Association Hours after the attack Islamic State (IS) confirmed that they were responsible for the attack on Jolo Island, a place known for activity from several jihadists groups. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.