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Duterte says he believes Quiboloy stopped Mindanao quake

/ 08:19 PM November 22, 2019

Evangelist Apollo Quiboloy of Kingdom of Jesus Christ. INQUIRER file photo / GRIG MONTEGRANDE

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday that he believes Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, a self-proclaimed “Appointed Son of God,” stopped an earthquake that struck Mindanao by simply yelling at it.

Quiboloy earlier claimed that one of the three deadly quakes that jolted parts of Mindanao last month stopped because he told it to end.

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“Sabi ko: ‘Lindol, huminto ka.’ Huminto,” Quiboloy said on the Oct. 30 episode of “Give Us This Day,” a weekly television show produced and aired by the pastor’s religious sect.

(I said: “Earthquake, stop.” It stopped.)

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“Pasalamat kayo sa akin kasi kung hindi ko pina-stop ‘yun, marami kayong magigiba diyan, mamamatay kayo,” he said.

(You should be grateful to me because if I did not direct the earthquake to stop, a lot of your homes would be destroyed and you would have died.)

Duterte, who has publicly admitted his close ties with Quiboloy, said that he believes the Pastor’s claim and see nothing wrong about it.

“I believed in Pastor Quiboloy,” Duterte said in the launching of a hotel in Davao City.

“When he said stop eh kung nagstop eh di what’s the trouble?” he added.

The President even claimed that he is hoping he could also possess Quiboloy’s “power” so he could order corrupt government officials to stop.

Edited by JPV
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