Pero meron pa ring hamon, sabi ng sociologist na si Jayeel Cornelio. Dagdag niya, 'The social media element is a game-changer for the Iglesia ni Cristo.'
Speaking to Rappler, Iglesia ni Cristo spokesman Edwil Zabala seeks to reassure INC members who have begun to doubt their church
Para maintindihan natin ang krisis sa Iglesia ni Cristo, makakasama natin ang isang sociologist of religion, si Jayeel Cornelio
Angel Manalo also tells his brother, Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo: 'Ang mommy, sana, makausap mo na. Sabik na sabik siya.'
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Expelled minister Isaias Samson Jr, former editor in chief of the INC publication Pasugo, earlier accused INC general auditor Glicerio Santos Jr of corruption
But Iglesia ni Cristo's Louie Cayabyab asks his flock to support the vigils in their districts, citing INC members who are 'risking their lives'
The group of Iglesia ni Cristo members also argues with the police, who asked them to clear the area following complaints from 'concerned citizens'
In a YouTube video, people weep as a minister refuses to read a circular expelling the mother and brother of Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo
(UPDATED) Iglesia executive minister Eduardo Manalo does not directly address issues involving the INC such as alleged corruption and the supposed abduction of ministers
'Be spokespersons of God,' expelled Iglesia ni Cristo minister Isaias Samson Jr tells church spokesmen Bienvenido Santiago and Edwil Zabala
Speaking to Rappler, Iglesia ni Cristo spokesman Bro Edwil Zabala dares critics to present their evidence against the century-old church