Apollo Quiboloy - updates

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Quiboloy spokesman says former church members behind FBI arrests

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:19 PM

A spokesman of televangelist Apollo Quiboloy said the arrest of Kingdom of Jesus Christ officials is part of a conspiracy

Quiboloy again sued for human trafficking

Dec 20, 2019 - 10:40 PM

In 2018, the self-proclaimed 'Appointed Son of God' was accused of running a child sex ring. This time, Pastor Apollo Quiboloy faces sexual abuse and forced labor allegations.

[OPINION] Apollo Quiboloy, stop!

Nov 05, 2019 - 7:22 PM

There’s nothing funny about Pastor Quiboloy. Nothing is funny when religious work perpetuates people’s ignorance.

Duterte orders shutdown of Kapa-Community Ministry, other investment scams

Jun 08, 2019 - 8:17 AM

'When it is [too] good to be true, that is fraud,' President Rodrigo Duterte says of the get-rich-quick schemes offered by Kapa-Community Ministry International and others

After 'reunion,' Pastor Apollo Quiboloy tags along with Duterte in Sulu trip

Jun 05, 2019 - 2:00 PM

'I'd be happy to see more of the pastor in the coming days,' says President Rodrigo Duterte after his first meeting with Pastor Apollo Quiboloy in 3 years

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte introduces Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name, Inc. founder and lead Pastor Apollo Quiboloy to Sulu Governor Abdusakur Mahail Tan during his visit to Camp Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu on June 4, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Guevarra on DOJ, IHS on Quiboloy Foundation, Cimatu on Boracay casino | Evening wRap

Apr 06, 2018 - 7:42 PM

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Hawaii NGO accuses Quiboloy foundation of fraud

Apr 06, 2018 - 11:45 AM

In an email to Rappler, Pastor Apollo Quiboloy's lawyer responds by saying 'jealousy' can often lead groups to make 'disparaging comments about others'

FRAUD ACCUSATION. The Hawaii-based Institute for Human Services (IHS) provides a sample picture of the badge used by volunteers of Children's Joy Foundation allegedly claiming they're raising funds for IHS. Photo courtesy of IHS

FBI investigates Quiboloy church in Hawaii for trafficking

Apr 03, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The investigation stems from a 2015 case involving a former Quiboloy church member who said she was physically abused for failing to raise enough money

CHURCH LEADER. Pastor Apollo Quiboloy leads the Kingdom of Jesus Christ in Davao City. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Sereno on impeachment, Cayetano on Manalo, Quiboloy denies detention | Evening wRap

Feb 16, 2018 - 8:08 PM

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'Quiboloy didn't violate any US law' – spokesman

Feb 16, 2018 - 1:37 PM

(UPDATED) The camp of Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Apollo Quiboloy denies reports that the pastor was 'detained' at the Honolulu airport, but is mum on the reported $350,000 cash and rifle parts found in the private plane that carried him

PASTOR QUIBOLOY. Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Apollo Quiboloy refers to himself as the 'Appointed Son of God'. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

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Feb 16, 2018 - 12:32 PM

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FAST FACTS: Who is Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, the ‘Appointed Son of God’?

Feb 15, 2018 - 9:14 PM

Quiboloy's religious group is currently under investigation by the FBI for alleged human trafficking in Hawaii

Philippines on China, Malacanang on Manalo, Quiboloy detained in Hawaii | Evening wRap

Feb 15, 2018 - 8:36 PM

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Quiboloy temporarily detained in Hawaii

Feb 15, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Hawaii authorities find $350,000 in cash and rifle parts in a Philippines-bound private plane boarded by Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Apollo Quiboloy and 5 others, a media report says

PRAYING FOR DUTERTE. Pastor Apollo Quiboloy says he will continue to pray for his good friend Rodrigo Duterte and the success of Duterte's administration. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Bongbong Marcos, Quiboloy on Duterte, Mansour killed | 6PM wRap

May 23, 2016 - 8:55 PM

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Quiboloy: I won't interfere with national interest

May 23, 2016 - 11:40 AM

But the religious leader also says he puts the interests of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ above anything else including friendships

PRAYING FOR DUTERTE. Pastor Apollo Quiboloy says he will continue to pray for his good friend Rody Duterte and the success of his administration. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Alan Purisima, Duterte’s cabinet, Salah Abdeslam | 6PM wRap

May 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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Duterte ‘blocking’ Quiboloy’s efforts to help with Cabinet choices

May 20, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Is politics getting in the way of the 30 year friendship of Rodrigo Duterte and Pastor Apollo Quiboloy?

SPAT BREWING? Duterte appears in Pastor Apollo Quiboloy's television show on Election Day, May 9, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Miriam: Duterte 'most dangerous' presidential candidate

May 06, 2016 - 12:30 PM

The senator also alleges that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is the official candidate of the New People’s Army

DANGEROUS. Miriam Defensor-Santiago says the Philippines would be in peril if Rodrigo Duterte wins presidential race. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte admits receiving properties, cars from Quiboloy

May 03, 2016 - 11:27 AM

(UPDATED) Duterte says of the rich pastor, 'He donates [gifts] in the name of God, para makatrabaho ako, para wala akong takot'. Is he liable for graft?

PASTOR'S BLESSING. Rodrigo Duterte receives a blessing from Pastor Apollo Quiboloy on the occasion of his birthday in March. Photo from Rody Duterte Facebook page

Quiboloy predicts landslide win for Duterte

Apr 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM

You cannot fight the devil if you are a saint You can only fight the devil if you are more of a devil than the devil himself the congregation leader says of his old friend Rodrigo Duterte

ANOINTED. Kingdom of Jesus Christ Founder Apollo Quiboloy (left) arrives on stage during his birthday celebration in Davao City on Monday, April 25. Photo by Saimehen Iluis/ Rappler

Quiboloy church to help members who sold toxic fruit candies

Jul 13, 2015 - 9:13 PM

UPDATED Quiboloy s legal counsel confirms that the ambulant vendors who were arrested in Surigao del Sur are member of their congregation

Roxas, Duterte and a dud

May 27, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Not known to many Mar Roxas and Digong Duterte have been friends from many years back

Rodrigo Duterte, President Aquino’s SALN, Rohingya | 6PM wRap

May 18, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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As president, ‘I can’t afford to fail’ – Duterte

May 18, 2015 - 2:59 PM

The Davao City mayor also tells OFWs in Hong Kong not to be influenced by popularity surveys in deciding who to vote for in 2016

DUTERTE IN HONG KONG. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who reportedly eyes the presidency, tells overseas Filipino workers that his anti-drugs campaign is meant to protect the children of OFWs. Photo release by Kingdom of Jesus Christ movement