Meycauayan Church Bells to Return

I’m excited about this development. A Catholic congregation in the US has indicated their intention of returning the church bells (these are not tower bells but “sanctus” bells) of Meycauayan. The American soldiers are notorious for bringing home church treasures as war souvenirs with them during the Philippine American war. How the Sisters of Mercy acquired the bells is unclear.

Read the full story here.

I hope the  Balangiga bells are next.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: