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CBCP President Archbishop Soc Villegas grieved over Duterte’s cursing of Pope

CBCP News  November 30 ·
“When we find vulgarity funny, we have really become beastly and barbaric as a people. When a revered and loved and admired man like Pope Francis is cursed by a political candidate and the audience laugh, I can only bow my head and grieve in great shame.”
– Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas
Veritas Kapanalig November 30 

CBCP PRESIDENT ARCHBISHOP SOC VILLEGAS – ” When a revered and loved and admired man like Pope Francis is cursed by a political candidate and the audience laugh, I can only bow my head and grieve in great shame. My countrymen has gone to the dregs. Is this the leadership by example that Mayor Duterte excites in us? Is this the leadership by example that makes a public official deserving of the title “Honorable”? I grieve for my country….!”(December 1, 2015, regarding the remarks of Davao Mayor Rody Duterte on Pope Francis) read more