- Fr. Ferdinand Santos has recently trended on social media due to his handsome-looking features as seen in the viral photos
- However, according to one Facebook user, Fr. Ferdi's younger brother has finally spoken up about the viral pictures
- According to Jeremiah, Fr. Ferdi's brother, the said photos were edited to make his brother's appearance look young
- The person who shared the story then went on to raise awareness about examining the things we see on social media closely
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Fr. Ferdinand "Ferdi" Santos is the name everyone has been gushing about on social media with some netizens dubbing him as the 'hot priest.'
On Sunday, August 29, KAMI learned that Fr. Santos made headlines after Ranhilio Aquino posted about him on his Facebook account.
According to Ranhilio, Fr. Santos, aside from being a priest, is also a licensed fitness instructor with a Ph.D. in Philosophy.
His story, alongside his picture, eventually sent netizens into a slight frenzy as hundreds gushed over Fr. Santos's handsome and youthful features.
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However, on Monday, August 30, Carlos Babiano took to Facebook to inform netizens to "examine thoroughly everything you see on social media."
In his viral online post, Carlos revealed he has been in touch with Fr. Santos's younger brother, Jeremiah, who claimed that the viral photos were edited.
"Recently there is a hype on social media about a "handsome-looking young priest" or "celebrity-looking priest" bearing the said name going viral.
"However, his younger brother, Jeremiah, told me that those pictures circulating over social media were edited to make Fr. Ferdi's face look young."
Aside from this, Carlos also included some unedited photos of Fr. Santos, "This is Fr. Ferdi's authentic appearance," he wrote in his viral online post.
Needless to say, some netizens went on to comment that Fr. Ferdi still looks good which prompted Carlos to say that the priest was "aging in grace."
As reported earlier by KAMI, Father Arnold Abelardo, a Catholic priest, went viral for sharing how PNoy gave P1,000 each to the nurses at the ward where Abelardo was on his last Christmas.
Meanwhile, a video of a groom who made a mistake during the exchange of wedding vows had the priest and the guests laughing hard.