PRRD urges Pinoys to seek ‘peace, generosity’

PHOTO: KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Good Friday urged his countrymen become “channels of peace and generosity,” especially to the needy.

The President issued his call in Lenten message while the Filipino Catholic community remembers the ordeal, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ during the Holy Week observance that ends on Sunday.

“I urge you to inspire one another to become channels of peace and generosity to our people, especially those who are suffering,” Duterte said in his Lenten message.

He said the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ serve as an inspiration for everyone to lead a meaningful life despite trials and challenges. “May we find a renewed sense of compassion that is rooted in the ultimate sacrifice of Christ at the cross,” he added..

He also urged everyone to aim for a “more inclusive and humane society” that allows peace and unity to prosper. “Together, let us continue pursuing a more inclusive and humane society anchored on solidarity and genuine concern for each other,” he stressed.

This is the second time that the observance of

Holy Week observance this year is as restricted as last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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