Baby boy found abandoned inside church in Quezon

Baby boy found abandoned inside church in Quezon

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:52 AM February 21, 2024

PHOTO: Map of the Philippines showing location of Quezon Province STORY: Baby boy found abandoned inside church in Quezon

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines — A baby boy was found abandoned on Tuesday, Feb. 20, inside a Catholic church in Mulanay town in Quezon province.

A police report on Wednesday, Feb. 21, said a woman, who was praying at the time, heard and saw around 6 p.m. the crying baby wrapped in cloth at the foot of a religious statue inside the St. Peter the Apostle parish church at the town center


The woman immediately reported her findings to local social workers who took the baby to health workers for a physical check-up.


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An investigation has been launched to identify the mother of the infant and to find out who left it in the church.

Meanwhile, the baby is placed under the custody of the local social welfare office.

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