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Mindanao diocese fights gambling in local communities

Koronadal City (UCAN): “As a diocese, our stand is no to gambling,” A campaign against gambling recently launched by the Diocese of Marbel, in south Cotabato, Mindanao, the Philippines in is proving a success after a mayor pledged to remove lottery booths in the city.
The diocese is conducting its campaign against gambling not only from the pulpit, but also among Christian communities.
The move comes after financiers set up lottery kiosks around the city of Koronadal (also called Marbel) and nearby towns.

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