7 months Duterte believes in God; church teachings conflict with his ‘God-given common sense’ MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte believes in God but does not want to be “saddled with religion.” President Rodrigo Duterte (ALBERT ALCAIN / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The President, who previously lashed out at the Catholic Church for alleged abuses, this time argued that some church teachings are unacceptable to his “God-given common sense.” “May Diyos po ako [I believe in God]. I just don’t want to be saddled with religion. In a matter of a universal being there beyond the clouds elsewhere you look saan, it cannot be na walang Diyos [that there is no God],” Duterte said ... more