Philippines journo gets threat after posting “scandalous” photo of Catholic church

Karlos shows the photo that went viral on Facebook

A journalist from Davao, Southern Philippines, is getting threats and hate messages after posting a photo of a half-naked man being forcefully driven away by security guard inside a cathedral.

Karlos Manlupig, a freelance photographer of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, says one of the blackmails he has received comes from an anonymous user who threatened to circulate posters of him with a message that reads “wanted gay terrorist and rebel.

The Facebook photo has gone viral, with more than 11,000 users sharing it as of press time. It first appeared Friday afternoon, a day where Christians, the majority population in the Philippines, commemorate the death of Jesus.

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