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'How unimpressive', president's foul mouthed rant on crucifixion

In a foul mouthed rant at an award ceremony in Kidapawan City, Rodrigo Duterte is reported to have suggested an alternative to save mankind.

"Your God was nailed on the cross. F***, how unimpressive," he said. "'I'm God and you will crucify me? Motherf***er', I'd tell them, 'lightning, finish all of them, burn all the non-believers'."

He went on to criticise church teaching on the trinity and Catholic understanding of saints.

He said: "You're already praying at one God, then you're going to pray at these cursed saints. There's only one God. There's only one God, period. You cannot divide God into 3, that's silly."

It's not the first time he's spoken out against Christianity. Earlier this year he labelled God "stupid" while he has also previously criticised the Pope.

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