Du30's 727 days in office:
To the DUSTBIN of HISTORY- SAYANG! Completely WASTED a large electoral mandate.Never in the past has there been a president in the Philippines who had spewed out profanities on GOD. EJKs. Misogynist. Pro-China puppet.Destroyed democratic institutions.
"When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always."
No Philippine leader since Ferdinand Marcos has held the democratic fate of his nation in his hands so decisively, yet so perilously, as President Rodrigo Duterte.
New York Times
Never in the past has there been a president in the Philippines who had spewed out profanities on GOD. Duterte , do you not even fear GOD? May you learn to repent before it's too late! May GOD have mercy on you.
From Bloomberg News:Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sparked an uproar in Asia’s biggest Catholic nation after he called God “stupid,” prompting a rebuke from church officials who have been instrumental in toppling past leaders.
In an expletive-laden speech last Friday before government officials, Duterte expressed disbelief in the Catholic story of creation and described the teaching that humans have already sinned at birth as a “very stupid proposition.”
“Who is this stupid God? He’s really stupid. You created something perfect, and then you think of an event that would tempt and destroy the quality of your work,” Duterte said.
The comment risks undermining Duterte’s popularity in a country where Catholics make up 80 percent of the population and 10 percent belong to other Christian denominations. So far his support has stayed strong despite regular vulgar insults against women, gays and other groups. It’s not the first time he’s criticized the church -- when he was a presidential candidate, Duterte cursed the Pope for supposedly causing traffic jams during his 2015 visit to the Philippines.
The Philippine leader justified this remark in a separate speech Monday, saying it was borne out of his frustration at religious workers criticizing his government, particularly an Australian missionary who he wants deported. His spokesman, Harry Roque, said Duterte was expressing his anger as a victim of sexual abuse by a priest when he was young.
Duterte’s government has formed a three-man committee to engage with the Catholic Church and other religious groups to help reduce tension, Roque said in a televised briefing in Manila.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, which was instrumental in organizing the protests that toppled late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, issued a statement on Monday defending church teachings and calling out Duterte for “attacking Christian beliefs.”
Antonio Trillanes, a senator and one of Duterte’s most vocal critics, called the Philippine leader “one evil man.”
"My God is real and he is alive," said Joel Villanueva, a senator and son of a Christian evangelist. "We pray for the president’s enlightenment."
Duterte Pulls Off A Nazareno
During A MotorcadeWhat has come over President Rodrigo Duterte that, without provocation, he aimed for the very top and called God “stupid” on the basis of his limited understanding of the biblical story of Creation?
Is he running out of targets in his anti-Catholic Church rant so he picked a quarrel with God himself? Good luck to Duterte.
In 2015 he lambasted Pope Francis just because his visit slowed down traffic while Duterte was on the road. Lately he has been denouncing priests for what he said is their hypocrisy, and giving out copies of a book on alleged indiscretions of members of the clergy.
In Davao City on Friday, he told a crowd his story of Adam and Eve who he said were tempted by a snake with an apple, leading to “original sin” that he said was unfair to their descendants.
His version: “Kinain ni Adam, then malice was born. Who is this stupid God? Istupido talaga itong p***** **a kung ganoon…. You created something perfect and then you think of an event that would tempt and destroy the quality of your work.”
On original sin: “Tsuk-tsak lang ‘yun ng nanay pati tatay mo, wala ka pang kasali tapos ngayon may original sin ka! T*******g klase – anong klaseng relihiyon ‘yan? ‘Yan ang hindi ko matanggap. What a stupid proposition!”
In his recent visit to South Korea, Duterte related the same Adam and Eve story June 3 to a crowd of Filipinos, telling them that: “Kung ’yan ang Diyos ng Katoliko, torpe ‘yan!”
Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas reacted: “The list of cuss words against God is endless. God is still God and those who have cursed Him are now dust.”
He urged the faithful to pray for those who teach error and to forgive them, saying: “They might be insane or possessed. They need God. They need your prayers and love and compassion.”By Federico Pascual, Phil Star
"Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree? And condemn the innocent to death."
“Because the poor are plundered & the needy groan, I will now arise, I will protect them from those who malign them.” Psalm 12:5Dear Jesus: With every fiber of our being, we detest the way Duterte brazenly insults God the Father, disregards the 5th Commandment with EJKs and sells out our national patrimony to🇨🇳 . Lord Jesus, only You can help the 🇵🇭 in these darkest hours of our history🙏.