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Duterte is not an agnostic, not atheist: "My presidency is God's gift..."



President Rodrigo Duterte says his presidency is God's gift. Image credit to Inquirer
President Rodrigo Duterte is once again in spotlight after continuous tirades in the Catholic Church.

On a speech in MalacaƱang last Wednesday, Duterte insisted that he is not an atheist in spite of saying that God is stupid.

“I never said I do not believe in God. What I said is your God is stupid, mine has a lot of common sense. That’s what I told the bishops.”


His presidency is God's gift

Duterte is almost halfway in his six-year term, said he believes that his presidency is God's gift to him.

He said that presidency is a God-given responsibility that involves genuine service to the public. The president said he is committed to secure peace in the country and protect the people even at risk of landing to jail.

President Rodrigo Duterte said he is not an atheist, saying his presidency is God's gift. Image credit to yahoo.com
“I never said I was an atheist. Well, the presidency is a God-given gift. I am sure God would not have given me the position if I was a bullsh*t. Magklaro tayo doon. I couldn’t have made it in life even the barest that I — before the presidency — without God,” he said.

“The presidency is a gift from God and the gift from God includes the service to my fellowmen,” he said.

He pledged to continue his relentless war on illegal drugs, saying he would be “harsh” in the campaign against the menace. “I assume full responsibility and I answer for it. And if I have to go to jail, I will go to jail so be it,” he added.


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Source: Manila Bulletin