Fr. Blanco Visits Basilan Island After 12 Years

Here is a video prepared by UCANEWS on Fr. Bernardo Blanco, CMF, as he returns for a brief visit to his former mission area. Fr. Blanco is the oldest Claretian Spanish missionary priest of the Claretian Missionaries – Philippine Province, who was held captive by the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group in Matarling, Basilan, Philippines on March 18, 1993 and was able to escape after 50 days in captivity.

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