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Kill bishops, Filipino president suggests

December 06, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has escalated his attacks on the country’s Catholic hierarchy, describing bishops as “useless fools.” Duterte told a crowd at the presidential palace: “These bishops that you guys have, kill them.” A spokesman later described the president’s words as hyperbole, saying that the suggestion to kill bishops was not to be taken seriously.

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