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Duterte advises women not to go near priests if they don’t want to be courted

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 05:03 PM March 09, 2019
Duterte advises women not to go near priests if they don't want to be courted

President Rodrigo Duterte. ALFRED FRIAS / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-confessed womanizer, said that priests will court ladies if they go near them as part of the nature of being a man.

“The women should refrain from going near the priests because when you are near him, he will just smell the scent of your body. And if he corners you in the church, patay ka, he will court you. Do you know why? It’s because he is a man,” Duterte said during the distribution of certificate of land Ownership Award on Friday.

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“God gave him a penis. What will they do with that? Will they slap it against the door every morning?” Duterte continued.

The chief executive then blamed God for creating man and woman in the world.

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“God was the one who made a mistake there, not us. He created paradise. He created Adam. That would have sufficed already because there was man. Or he could have added more men so that they’ll just kill each other if they don’t agree on what to do,” Duterte said.

“But he created a woman. The woman has a vagina. Eh ‘di wala na, tapos. Oo, that’s true. Frankly speaking. I’m not joking with you. ‘Di ba? If he didn’t create a woman — what for?” he added.

Duterte issued this latest remark on women as the country celebrates the International Women’s Day.

Before the said event, he vowed to create an “enabling environment for women to be empowered.”

He also called for the proper implementation of the Magna Carta for Women in government, which seeks to eliminate discrimination against women. /jpv

READ: Duterte vows to create ‘enabling environment’ for women empowerment

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