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Marcos on his Holy Week: Good time to take a breath

PILAR, Bataan - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said Monday that he was able to have a "very quiet" Holy Week.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Day of Valor (Araw ng Kagitingan) commemoration, Marcos said he was able to take a breath and think very hard during the Lenten Season.

Marcos said he was able to practice fasting on Good Friday.

"Very good. Very quiet. I did, as I said, I did my usual routine where I went into retreat. For the weekend, starting on Friday, I fasted. It was a good time to take a breath, take a step back, take long walks, and think very hard about what it is that we have to do," said Marcos.

Marcos had disclosed that he would have a retreat during Holy Week. —KG, GMA Integrated News