Pacquiao won’t support proposals to push divorce in PH
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential aspirant Sen. Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he is against the proposal to allow divorce in the country saying that marriage is “sacred” that requires ultimate devotion and understanding for married couple.
Speaking to the media in a mini press conference at the Tagum City Hall, Pacquiao, who was with his wife Jinkee, said the he is grateful that he has a very understanding spouse who supports him all the way, including his quest for presidency.
“Very supportive yang asawa ko at kahit saan ako magpunta ay nakasuporta palagi,” Pacquiao said.
Pacquiao said that his administration will not stop legislators from filing a divorce bill but he would not support its passage.
“Against ako sa divorce kasi pinag-isa kayo ng Panginoon. Sabi nga sa bible what has God joined together, let man not separate. Sacred kasi yang pag-aasawa. Kaya nga may counseling muna bago ka mag-asawa dahil papasok kayo sa isang lifetime commitment. Hindi ito pag gusto mo lang okay, pag hindi (ayaw na). Ang pag-aasawa ay desisyon yan para may partner ka sa buhay habang ikaw ay nabubuhay,” Pacquiao said.
Both the House and the Senate has their counterpart measures pushing absolute divorce.
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