Duterte told in a speech about when he confessed himself as a young man, and recounted it, he said to the priest when he went in to a sleeping housekeeper.
" I lifted the quilt. I tried to touch what was inside her panties. I touched it, and she woke up, said Duterte.
Several people who work with kvinnorättsfrågor condemned Duterte said in strong terms. The president's spokesperson says, however, that Duterte has invented and exaggerated, that it was a funny anecdote.
at the same time that he condemned the catholic church regarding allegations of child abuse. The president says that he himself antastats by priests at a young age.
It is not the first time that Rodrigo Duterte has caused outcry with statements about women, jokes about rape and boasting about infidelity.