Iglesia ni Cristo rally - updates

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Show of force? INC drew bigger crowds before

Sep 01, 2015 - 1:50 PM

UPDATED Police say the Iglesia ni Cristo’s rally drew up to 20 000 protestors but earlier events attracted as many as 700 000 people

RALLY OVER. The Iglesia ni Cristo on August 31, 2015, ends its 5-day anti-government protest in Metro Manila. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

INC claims ‘victory’ on ex-leader’s death anniversary

Aug 31, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Six years after Eraño Manalo’s death the Iglesia ni Cristo ends its biggest anti government rally as it grapples with its worst crisis

MUCH HAS CHANGED. A picture of the late Eraño Manalo (C) is placed among flowers as people flock to the main temple of the Iglesia ni Cristo, where the body of its former leader, Manalo, lies on September 3, 2009. File phoboy Jay Directo/AFP

INC spokesman hits 'low' police estimate of EDSA rally crowd

Aug 30, 2015 - 11:53 PM

INC spokesman Edwil Zabala hits the police for pegging the figure of INC members crowding EDSA at only 13 000

'100,000-STRONG CROWD.' INC Spokesman Edwil Zabala criticize the media and the police for allegedly underestimating the crowd in EDSA. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Binay, Poe: INC members 'protecting their faith'

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:09 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay says the government should focus on other problems while Senator Grace Poe believes Justice Secretary Leila de Lima should explain the merits of the case to the public

Disgruntled members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo rushed to the Department of Justice in Padre Faura Street, Manila on Thursday. The young INC members accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of interfering with their affair, including the investigation of the recent INC crisis. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Cops rule out abduction in Iglesia compound

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:17 AM

2nd UPDATE Angel Manalo brother of Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo also denies he was abducted

NO ABDUCTION? Philippine National Police Chief Superintendent Joel Pagdilao tries to speak with people inside the Iglesia ni Cristo Compound. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

WATCH: Iglesia ni Cristo member held under 'house arrest': There were grenades, threats

Jul 23, 2015 - 9:59 PM

Isaias Samson Jr who once was editor in chief of Iglesia Ni Cristo s Pasugo Magazine says he was held under house arrest

Iglesia ni Cristo can re-admit expelled Manalo kin

Jul 23, 2015 - 8:30 PM

INC is asking for the Manalos obedience and commitment to the church s values and teachings should they decide to come back

'MISSING MINISTERS.' Another message was posted by unidentified men on the window of the INC building at 36 Tandang Sora St. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Frustrated INC members back leader's kin

Jul 23, 2015 - 5:57 PM

A sobbing INC member says Bakit ganito ang nagiging ganti sa amin?

Why do INC religious group members dislike Aquino?

Feb 27, 2012 - 11:08 AM

As members of the religious group and key political ally of presidents gather on Monday February 28 an undercurrent feeling among Iglesia ni Cristo INC members is getting apparent: They don t like President Aquino

AGAINST INC? Iglesia ni Cristo members accuse President Benigno Aquino III of trying to put their church down. Photo courtesy of Malacanang/PCOO
MANILA, Philippines - As members of the religious group and key political ally of presidents gather on Monday, February 28, an undercurrent feeling among Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) members is getting apparent: They don't like President Benigno Aquino III.

They said the president does not have a debt-of-gratitude, tends to have dictatorial tendencies, wants to weed out INC members from the Aquino administration, and wants to please the Catholic church, like his mom, former President Corazon Aquino.