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Duterte visits parents’ tomb in Davao City on eve of Undas

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 08:27 PM October 31, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte visits the tomb of his parents at the Davao Catholic Cemetery in Davao City on the eve of Undas, October 31, 2019, with former aide Senator Bong Go. Photo from Bong Go

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday visited the tomb of his parents in Davao City ahead of the “Undas” celebration.

Duterte arrived at the final resting place of his parents, Governor Vicente and mother Soledad, at the Roman Catholic Cemetery at 6:38 p.m.

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Photos shared by his trusted former aide Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, showed Duterte seating in front of his parents’ tomb.

Duterte is set to fly to Bangkok on November 1, All Saints’ Day, to attend the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit.

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Duterte was heavily criticized in 2018 after he mocked the Catholic celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day in the country.

READ: Duterte mocks Filipinos’ celebration of ‘Undas’

“Happy All Saints’ Day. Why do we have to…these Catholics are fools, why do we have this All Souls’ Day and All Saints’ Day?” he said. /jpv

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