Iglesia Ni Cristo Minister Felix Y. Manalo 127th birth anniversary

Felix Y. Manalo, “Last Messenger of God” and the first Executive Minister of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), was born on May 10, 1886 in Barrio Calzada, Tipas, Taguig, Rizal. His parents were Mariano Ysagun and Bonifacia Manalo. He later opted to use his mother’s surname “Manalo” to highlight the message that INC shall be victorious in its quest for the true Church. The INC is one of the most influential religious organizations in the country today. It is also the “largest entirely indigenous Christian religious organization that originated in the Philippines and the largest independent church in Asia.”

In the Know: INC’s voting-age members

A total of 2.25 million Filipinos were members of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) in 2010, up from 1.76 million in 2000, data from the latest census by the National Statistics Office (NSO) showed.

The number of voting-age INC members at the time was estimated at 1.37 million, as 61 percent of the country’s population was 18 and above.

Of some 92 million Filipinos in 2010, 56.5 million were of voting age.

DZMM bares Iglesia ni Cristo vote for senators

MANILA, Philippines - The bloc-voting Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) has chosen the 12 senatorial candidates it will support on May 13, according to a report by DZMM.com.ph.

INC executive minister visits Dumaguete

BROTHER Eduardo Manalo, executive minister of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), visited Dumaguete Friday to officiate an important occasion in their congregation.

Brother Manalo ordained 60 new ministers mostly coming from Mindanao area in a special worship service attended by thousands of brethren.

Iglesia vote a game changer in May polls, says Miriam

MANILA - Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago warned that survey results will radically change once the influential Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) announces – albeit discreetly – its chosen candidates in the May polls.

Phil. Olympic Committee eyes INC stadium as training site

THE PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee has shelved a plan to build a sports center in Clark Field, Pampanga, shifting its focus on the sprawling Philippine Arena which is nearing completion in Marilao, Bulacan, as the training hub of national athletes.

A world-class sports facility owned by the Iglesia ni Cristo and situated next to the north-bound lanes of NLEx, the Philippine Arena is being built on 7.5 hectares of land and will have a dome of 3.6 hectares. It is said to be the largest multipurpose arena in the world.

Iglesia embraces poor folks through project ‘Kabayan ko, kapatid ko’

Grace Radin arrived early at P. Guevara Elementary School in Manila’s Binondo area Saturday morning. She knew many would come and wanted to be among the first in line.

Seven months pregnant and like any excited mom, Radin just wanted to know the child’s gender in advance. But coming from the slums of Parola, Tondo, she could not afford an ultrasound examination which could cost between P800 and P1,000.

Iglesia ni Cristo buys Belfast landmark building

A Christian Science Church building behind Queen's University, Belfast has been sold to the worldwide Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) which has its headquarters in the Philippines.

A handing-over ceremony took place yesterday in the landmark building.

The church, a listed building, was bought for an estimated £600,000.

Iglesia Ni Cristo bloc vote to be decisive in May polls, say politicians

MANILA, Philippines—The bloc-voting Iglesia Ni Cristo is expected to play a key role on who’s in and who’s out in this year’s senatorial elections especially in the tightly fought bottom three slots of the 12-seat race.

INC members in Bundaberg Australia help with flood cleanup efforts

ABOUT 1000 members of a church movement that was started in the Philippines arrived in Bundaberg to help with flood cleanup efforts and donate $60,000 to the relief effort.

Leading the team from the Iglesia Ni Christo (Church of Christ) was Brother Manuel Villapane.

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