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Key figures in the 2015 Iglesia ni Cristo controversy: Where are they now?

Jul 27, 2019 - 1:47 PM

Personalities involved in the 2015 controversy that hit the influential religious group are detained, granted refugee status, or in hiding except for the INC executive minister

Ex-INC members alarmed over 'disappearances'

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:16 PM

Expelled members of the Iglesia ni Cristo appeal to President Duterte to investigate reports of missing ex INC members allegedly similar to the reported abduction of ministers in 2015

MISSING. Expelled INC member Felix Villocino, who used to deliver supplies to Angel Manalo's family, was last seen on April 19. Photo from Rhoda Villocino

Police recover weaponry inside INC compound, but who's liable?

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The police raid the house of Angel Manalo on March 2 but recover massive weaponry from the Iglesia compound only 6 days later

NCRPO Chief P/Dir. Oscar Albayalde and Quezon City Police District Chief P/CSupt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar presents to media Thursday, the recovered cache of firearms, 56 long firearms including one barrett, 18 short firearms, 27 grenades, 16 pcs. cal. 38 and 17, 943 live ammunition of cliff. calibers confiscated near Angels Manalo's residence inside the same compound in Tandang Sora. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

WATCH: Angel Manalo speaks to supporters after arrest

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Baka mapagod po kayo Felix Nathaniel Angel Manalo tells supporters who flocked to Camp Karingal to see him

ARRESTED. Felix Nathaniel 'Angel' Manalo waves to his supporters who went to see him at Camp Karingal. Screenshot by Rappler

Extrajudicial killings, Iglesia ni Cristo, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:03 PM

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Angel Manalo arrested, still being investigated

Mar 02, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Investigation is ongoing as of posting as followers from the Iglesia Ni Cristo turn emotional

CAMP KARINGAL. Angel Manalo is taken to Camp Karingal on March 2, 2017. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

'Dapa, dapa, dapa!' Cops drive Manalo siblings out of Iglesia compound

Mar 02, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Tinutukan kami ng baril Bakit kami aalis sa sarili naming bahay? Bahay namin to says Angel Manalo estranged younger brother of Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo

Angel Manalo seeks help vs demolition of home in INC compound

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:44 PM

UPDATED We are calling on PNP Chief Bato and DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno There is no court order for the demolition of our house says the estranged sibling of INC executive minister Eduardo Manalo

37 TANDANG SORA. The part of the Iglesia Ni Cristo Compound where Angel Manalo and Lottie Manalo-Hemedez reside. Photo by Rambo Talabong

Masked men threaten media covering Iglesia conflict

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:13 PM

UPDATED A masked man tells a Rappler production specialist to leave immediately kung ayaw mo ng gulo

Human rights violations? Manalo siblings' lawyers seek court's help

Oct 13, 2016 - 1:14 PM

The camp of Lottie Manalo Hemedez and Angel Manalo estranged siblings of Iglesia executive minister Eduardo Manalo has filed an urgent motion to allow them to enter the controversial 36 Tandang Sora compound

QC Court: Manalo siblings can stay in 36 Tandang Sora

Aug 07, 2016 - 6:02 PM

Lottie Manalo Hemedez and Angel Manalo estranged siblings of Iglesia ni Cristo executive minister Eduardo Manalo will remain in the controversial residence for the time being

Manalo siblings to stay put at 36 Tandang Sora until new order

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo lawyer Moises Tolentino Jr says they plan to request next week for a writ of execution before the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court the court authorized to release the document

STILL STAYING. Lottie Manalo-Hemedez (right) with her lawyer Trixie Angeles-Cruz during a press conference in January 2016. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Are the Manalo siblings trying to spy on INC?

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo shows photos of electronic devices supposedly being snuck inside deliveries meant for Lottie and Angel Manalo

SNOOPING AROUND? INC spokesperson Edwil Zabala shows photos of alleged spying equipment hidden inside deliveries to Angel and Lottie Manalo at 36 Tandang Sora

Court orders Manalo siblings out of 36 Tandang Sora

Jun 18, 2016 - 3:53 PM

But without a writ of execution from the Manila Metropolitan Trial Court the decision cannot be fully carried out yet

IN FAVOR OF IGLESIA. INC spokesperson Bro Edwil Zabala and lawyer Moises Tolentino Jr hold a press conference on June 18 about the illegal detainer case they filed against Lottie and Angel Manalo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Sewage water flooding Tandang Sora residence – Manalo camp

May 28, 2016 - 9:30 AM

After their electricity and water were cut off the estranged siblings of INC leader Eduardo Manalo say sewage water has been forced inside their house

DIRT AND MUD. The Manalo camp says sewage water is now flooding their residence in Tandang Sora.

Menorca dares INC officials: Show up in court

Jan 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Kaya mo bang sabihin na Sanggunian Ka Eduardo ipakita natin sa buong mundo na hindi tayo angat sa batas? asks ex INC minister Lowell Menorca II

ARRESTED. Ex-INC minister Lowell Menorca II arrives at Manila Police District Station 5 with MPD Chief Rolando Nana on January 20, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras /Rappler

Lottie Manalo to brother Eduardo: Why are you keeping us away?

Jan 15, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Echoing the calls of her brother Angel Lottie Manalo Hemedez appeals to their older brother Eduardo to talk to the family and end the controversy in the Iglesia ni Cristo

'TALK TO US.' Lottie Manalo-Hemedez appeals to her brother, INC leader Eduardo Manalo, to talk to the family and end the long-running controversy rocking the church. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Jan 14, 2016 - 6:09 PM

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INC mulls ejectment case vs Manalos over Tandang Sora lot

Jan 14, 2016 - 1:28 PM

If the Manalo siblings fail to vacate the contested property 15 days after a second notice the INC says it will file an ejectment case against them

SECURITY CONCERNS. INC Spokeperson Edwil Zabala and Atty. Moises Tolentino Jr hold up photos of unknown men at the contested 36 Tandang Sora property. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Manalo siblings: INC fences 'illegal', invasion of property

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The INC meanwhile says the Manalo siblings were allowed to stay in the compound only as a privilege because they are family members of Eraño Manalo

'BLATANT DISREGARD.' The Manalo siblings want the INC to explain why they should not be cited in contempt for its 'blatant disregard' of court process when it allowed construction workers to enter a disputed compound to put up fences. Sourced photo

WATCH: 2015 in Moods

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:34 AM

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Dec 23, 2015 - 11:22 PM

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Revolt in the Iglesia ni Cristo

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Over 100 years old no one ever imagined the INC was in the throes of dissension in 2015 with no less than members of the family entangled in a bitter quarrel

Court to INC: No construction in Tandang Sora compound

Dec 22, 2015 - 2:53 PM

The court asks the Iglesia to temporarily stop construction activities during the holiday season and allow lawyers unhampered access to the Manalo siblings

WALLED IN? Lottie Manalo-Hemedez talks to her lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles before the hearing on Tuesday, December 22. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

What's happening inside the Iglesia's 36 Tandang Sora?

Dec 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Unidentified men enter the house of Iglesia patriarch Eraño Manalo shattering windows and breaking the door his daughter Lottie says

Comelec on Duterte's bid, LPA Nona, INC compound | 12PM wRap

Dec 17, 2015 - 1:33 PM

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Court to INC: Remove blockade, restore power at Tandang Sora

Dec 17, 2015 - 9:51 AM

UPDATED As of Thursday morning December 16 the portalet and guardhouse blocking the entrance to the Iglesia compound remain in place

Lottie Manalo-Hemedez during hearing at the Quezon City Regional Trial Court on December 16. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

INC's Angel Manalo to brother Eduardo: Don't fence us in

Dec 15, 2015 - 9:24 PM

UPDATED Iglesia ni Cristo members have been building high fences in the residential compound supposedly to seal off the area

36 TANDANG SORA. Barriers have been built inside the Manalo residential compound in Quezon City.

After P1M unpaid Meralco bill, power cut in INC Manalo house

Dec 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM

The estranged siblings of INC leader Eduardo Manalo say they were handed a bill for P1 38 million in unpaid electricity fees

BLOCKED. A portable toilet and a guardhouse blocks the gate of the Manalo residence in Quezon City.

Denied medical help? Driver of INC leader's expelled brother dies

Nov 11, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Benjamin Arellano Jr driver of Angel Manalo was not checked by a doctor allegedly after the Iglesia ni Cristo leadership disallowed visitors at the INC compound

INC COMPOUND. Fascade of Iglesia ni Cristo church in Quezon City. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Trip to Japan for Iglesia ni Cristo's Eduardo Manalo?

Nov 02, 2015 - 9:52 PM

UPDATED Was the trip intended to celebrate his 59th birthday or was it to speak to relatives of Jinky Otsuka Menorca wife of expelled minister Lowell Menorca? Whatever the intent Manalo was a no show at the Court of Appeals on Nov 3

REVERED LEADER. Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo V Manalo, the church's third leader, follows in the footsteps of Iglesia founder Felix Manalo. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

PH to UN body, Mamasapano probe, forest fires | 6PM wRap

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:20 PM

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Manalo siblings continue to be harassed, lawyer says

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Trixie Cruz Angeles lawyer for Angel and Lottie Manalo says a guardhouse and a portable toilet are blocking the driveway of the Manalos residence in Quezon City thus restricting entry

GUARDED. The INC compound in Tandang Sora, Quezon City, where Angel and Lottie Manalo currently reside. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Iglesia asks court to ban Manalo visitors from INC compound

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo wants a court to stop the two estranged siblings of INC head Eduardo Manalo from receiving visitors at the INC owned compound in Quezon City

PROHIBITION. A 'No Tresspassing' sign is seen outside 36 Tandang Sora, where the siblings of INC leader Eduardo Manalo are currently staying. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Iglesia ni Cristo sues another expelled minister for libel

Aug 03, 2015 - 2:15 PM

The INC files two separate complaints of libel against Eliodoro Joy Yuson who earlier accused the church s council of corruption and the alleged abduction of ministers

ANOTHER LIBEL CASE. The INC sues expelled minister Joy Yuson for libel. Photo by Jansen Romero/ Rappler

Part 1: Who is Glicerio Santos Jr in the Iglesia ni Cristo?

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:02 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] The elder Eraño Manalo had advised his son Eduardo, now executive minister, to always listen to the good counsel of Santos, also known as 'Kidlat', because he was 'quick to act'

FOI bill, INC crisis, North Korea upgrade | 12PM wRap

Jul 29, 2015 - 12:25 PM

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Police blocking food deliveries to Manalo kin?

Jul 28, 2015 - 9:42 PM

Police reportedly even ask supporters of Angel Manalo brother of Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo to reveal their names for their protection

Food and water keep on coming to 36 Tandang Sora as day 4 of the INC crisis continues. Photo by Mark Saludes/ Rappler Mark Z. Saludes/ Mark Z. Saludes/

Angel Manalo: 'Kuya, sana magkausap na tayo'

Jul 27, 2015 - 10:57 PM

Angel Manalo also tells his brother Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo: Ang mommy sana makausap mo na Sabik na sabik siya

LEADER'S BROTHER. Angel Manalo hits 'corruption' within the Iglesia ni Cristo as he addresses reporters on July 24, 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Hiding faces, more INC members back Manalo kin

Jul 26, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Supporters of Tenny and Angel Manalo mother and brother of Iglesia ni Cristo s leader snub a huge church event and troop to Tandang Sora instead

CONCEALING IDENTITIES. Iglesia ni Cristo members supporting Tenny and Angel Manalo wait for other participants in a vigil on July 26, 2015, in Tandang Sora, Quezon City. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler  Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Overseas Filipinos weigh in on INC controversy

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:44 PM

How are Filipinos around the world reacting to the controversy at INC s main headquarters?

TURMOIL. Fascade of Iglesia ni Cristo church in Quezon City. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

INC leaders using planes worth billions of pesos?

Jul 25, 2015 - 7:40 PM

EXCLUSIVE: The price of a huge Airbus ranges from P8 8 billion to P11 billion while an executive jet costs about P3 6 billion These aircraft are being used by the Iglesia executive minister in his pastoral and personal trips abroad Rappler learns

For Manalo kin, help comes in food deliveries

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:40 PM

One delivery amounts to P3 000; another comes from a Singapore based supporter of Angel and Tenny Manalo kin of the head of Iglesia ni Cristo

Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) inspect foods to be delivered at the Manalo's residence at 36 Tandang Sora in day 2 of INC crisis. Photo by Mark Saludes / Rappler (c) Mark Z.Saludes

DOJ on INC, Palparan indicted, Kepler 452B | 6PM wRap

Jul 24, 2015 - 6:33 PM

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Iglesia ni Cristo drama: Did police do their job?

Jul 24, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The QCPD chief and the chief of the PNP say police personnel did what they could in response to the situation

ENOUGH ACTION? The Quezon City Police District led by Chief Superintendent Pagdilao visit the INC compound in Tandang Sora past 11 pm on Thursday, July 23. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

CHR: Iglesia alleged abductions still a 'police matter'

Jul 24, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says they will refrain from making any premature conclusions about the Iglesia at this time even as they continue monitoring cases

CRY FOR HELP. INC members ask for help outside the closed compound of Iglesia ni Cristo at Quezon City on Thursday. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler HERO2015 HERO2015

Manalo on INC, house arrest, Zamboanga blast | 12PM wRap

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:22 PM

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INC followers weigh in on Angel Manalo's claims

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:20 PM

Some INC members who were concerned about Angel and Tenny Manalo s plea for help now say they feel duped

BROTHER VS BROTHER. Angel Manalo talks to media regarding the INC incident calling for support from members. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Social media breaks INC 'mentality of exclusivity'

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Posts on social media expose deep fissures in the INC and within the Manalo family

INC expels minister who alleged house arrest

Jul 24, 2015 - 9:44 AM

Minister Isaias Samson Jr says he was accused of running a blog that contains allegations against the Iglesia ni Cristo

HIS STAND. Isaias Samson Jr believes publicizing his family's ordeal will not harm Iglesia but rather help it. Photo from Rappler