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Trillanes says Duterte beyond redemption, salvation

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ

MANILA, Philippines  – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV  believes that President Rodrigo  Duterte  is “beyond redemption.”

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On Thursday, Trillanes scoffed  at  efforts to forge peace between  Duterte and the Catholic  Church.

“Di ba ilang beses na nilang sinubukan? Talagang satanista itong si Duterte,   wala nang magagawa dun. Nakita nyo naman pati si Jesus, ininsulto na  e,” he said at the Kapihan sa Senado

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(They tried several times already. Duterte is really a Satanist.  There’s nothing you can do about it.  He even insulted Jesus.)

“Hindi na yan, wala na  yan. Beyond, redemption na yan. Beyond  salvation na yan. Kumbaga sinusunog na  yung kaluluwa nyan ngayon.”

(He is beyond redemption. Beyond salvation. It’s as if his soul is now burning)

Trillanes nevertheless wished Senate President Vicente Sotto luck  after the latter offered  to mediate between  the  President and the Church.

READ: Sotto offers to mediate between Duterte and Church

“Well, good luck to Senate President Sotto, pero malabo na yan kasi nakita nyo may pinaghuhugutan si Duterte,” he said.

(Good luck to Senator Sotto, but I don’t think it will prosper, you can see where Duterte is coming from)

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The senator cited Duterte’s repeated claim  that he  was  molested by  a priest  when he was young.

READ: Duterte: I stopped being a Catholic after being molested

But  Trillanes  expressed doubts  on the veracity of the story, saying that no one would dare  hurt the  son of a governor then.

Even if the  story was  true,  Trillanes  wondered why Duterte  would attack  the Church.

“Kung minolestya ka ng pari,  bakit si Jesus Christ  mismo ang mumurahin mo?” the senator asked.

(If you were molested by a priest, why would you swear at Jesus Christ?)/gsg

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