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Bishop David ‘briefly blocked’ from Facebook after viral post vs Duterte

/ 07:01 PM April 04, 2019
Bishop David ‘briefly blocked’ from Facebook after viral post vs Duterte

Bishop Pablo Virgilio David

MANILA, Philippines — Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David has allegedly lost access to his Facebook account for a couple of hours Thursday, following his viral post blasting President Rodrigo Duterte for calling his mother a “whore.”

READ: Caloocan bishop blasts Duterte for calling his mother ‘whore’

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In an April 4 news entry on the website of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), it said that David was “blocked” on his social media account for around two hours as “Facebook administration accused him of ‘phishing’.”

“I was blocked. I got some advice on how to revive it,” David was quoted as saying in the CBCP news article.

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On Wednesday night, David posted on his Facebook account a photo of his mother accompanied by a statement criticizing Duterte for calling him a “son of a whore” during a speech in Malabon on Tuesday.

According to CBCP, David’s post garnered more than 7,000 shares and around 11,000 reactions as of Thursday afternoon. /kga

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