Bishop Ephraim Fajutagana (second from right), Iglesia Filipina Independiente Obispo Maximo (Supreme Bishop), and Bishop Joel Porlares (third from left), IFI bishop of Bulacan and Bataan link arms with the indigenous peoples leaders during their solidarity visit at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound in Davao City, where hundreds of Lumads are seeking refuge since March, last year. Fajutagana said the root cause of the conflict is the big foreign mining investors and their local Filipino counterpart who wish to extract the resources of the Lumads ancestral lands.(Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
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