In the Philippines, new peso bills are being issued and they contain some mistakes (like the colors of the parrot on one particular bill). They will be corrected before the bills begin getting circulated.
But one mistake is going unnoticed, say the Filipino Freethinkers:
New bills will be containing this direct quotation from the Christian Bible: “Pinagpala ang bayan na ang Diyos ay ang Panginoon (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord)”… which comes from Psalm 33:12. This statement can be found above the seal of the Republic of the Philippines.
But that’s in the Philippines? So it’s ok, right?
No. Their Constitution says what ours says:
No law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed. No religious test shall be required for the exercise of civil or political rights.
Maybe if this story gets enough attention, someone in power will pay attention and remove the unnecessary and illegal wording from the currency.