Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos is praying for the successful tenure of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
“We, especially at Stella Maris-Philippines, pray for his stable and successful tenure,” he said in an interview Tuesday, June 28.
The prelate,who is the vice chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines- Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI), expressed hope that Marcos Jr. will always do what is best and beneficial to the country.
“As president-elect says that presidency is destiny, and so it is God-given grace for him to do what is best and beneficial to our country,” said Santos.
To do this, he said Marcos Jr. should make God first and always work according to His ways.
“Be God’s responsible steward of His creation and God’s faithful leader of His people leading us to peace and prosperous future, and respectful and dignified life,” Santos said.
He then assured the President-elect of their support.
“We offer our support and services to make Philippine rise up from poverty, partisan and problems,” said Santos.
Marcos Jr. will be inaugurated as the country’s 17th President on Thursday, June 30.