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'Hindi na tayo tatahimik': Religious groups unite vs injustice, Duterte attack on Church

Jan 26, 2019 - 12:51 PM

'Hindi na tayo tatahimik at hindi lang manindigan kundi sama-sama tayong manindigan,' says Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo

RESISTANCE. Church people hold placards to denounce injustices and to show their force during the interfaith rally at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila on Friday, January 25. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Church groups condemn harassment: Defending poor, powerless not a crime

Oct 08, 2018 - 3:56 PM

'Hindi pwedeng hindi tayo magsasalita dahil ito ang misyon natin, ito ang purpose ng church, ang mag-minister sa mga api at dukha,' Reverend Marie Sol Villalon of the Promotions of Church People's Response says

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines and ts member churches, Iglesia Filipina Independiente and the United Church of Christ in the Philippines holds a press conference in Quezon City on October 8, 2018, denouncing the red tagging and human rights violations committed by the AFP

Huge Christian church hits Duterte, says PH 'in sickbed'

Jul 23, 2018 - 4:04 PM

'The nation is now in sickbed and our people are in distress,' says the Council of Bishops of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines or UCCP

SINCERITY DOUBTED. The United Church of Christ in the Philippines Council of Bishops says it doubts the sincerity of President Rodrigo Duterte. Malacañang file photo

INC stages biggest event to woo non-members

Sep 26, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Speaking to Rappler Iglesia ni Cristo spokesman Brother Edwil Zabala says this is the biggest evangelical mission in the INC s 101 year history

BOOSTING MEMBERSHIP. The Iglesia ni Cristo is holding its biggest grand evangelical mission on September 26, 2015, to boost its membership in the face of its worst crisis. File photo by Rico Cruz in 2014  BOOSTING MEMBERSHIP. The Iglesia ni Cristo is holding its biggest grand evangelical mission on September 26, 2015, to boost its membership in the face of its worst crisis. File photo by Rico Cruz in 2014

Iglesia ni Cristo members: ‘Why, why, why, De Lima?’

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:30 PM

In a rally Iglesia ni Cristo members vow they will not vote for Justice Secretary Leila de Lima when she runs for senator in May 2016

WHY OH WHY? Members of the INC gather outside the Department of Justice on Thursday, August 27. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

INC members block reported De Lima van

Aug 27, 2015 - 6:41 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo members also heckle a reporter of broadcast giant ABS CBN which has reported on controversies surrounding the INC

'DON'T INTERFERE.' Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo block a vehicle they believe is carrying Justice Secretary Leila de Lima at the DOJ in Padre Faura, Manila, on August 27, 2015. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

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

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:22 PM

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Trust in Pope rises across PH religions, except INC

Apr 09, 2015 - 2:17 PM

Pope Francis breaks the record of the late John Paul II as the most popular pontiff in the Philippines a Social Weather Stations survey shows

Pope Francis (R) wears a plastic poncho as he waves to well wishers after a mass in Tacloban on January 17, 2015. Pope Francis will spend an emotional day in the Philippines on January 17 with survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon that claimed thousands of lives, highlighting his concern over climate change. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE

2 killed, 3 hurt in North Cotabato church blast

Oct 09, 2014 - 9:37 AM

Motorcycle riding men fire an M203 at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Pikit town during a church service

Philippine Arena shows INC's 'global' stature

Jul 26, 2014 - 11:22 PM

They re not a religion in the Philippines They re a religion in the world

The rise of INC: 'Stricter religions grow stronger'

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo stresses obedience even if it goes against your personal wishes – a strictness that a sociologist sees as part of the reason for its success

Faith in action: The practices of Iglesia ni Cristo

Jul 24, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Whereas non members of Iglesia ni Cristo are intrigued by the church s practices believers say they are not as secretive as people perceive them to be

‘Largest theater on Earth’ shows Iglesia’s influence

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:08 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo begins its week long centennial celebration by opening the colossal Philippine Arena in Bulacan

Aquino, 50k INC members in 'largest theater on Earth'

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:28 AM

2nd UPDATE The P8 7 billion 55 000 seater Philippine Arena in Bocaue Bulacan shows the Iglesia ni Cristo s clout as it marks its 100th anniversary

55,000-SEATER. The Philippine Arena is thrice as big as the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

Tagle to Filipinos: Everyone is called to be holy

Apr 27, 2014 - 8:57 PM

Cardinal Tagle says the canonization rites show holiness can be attained even by ordinary people

INC: We didn't ask for class suspensions

Oct 14, 2013 - 4:36 PM

UPDATED The Iglesia ni Cristo says the medical mission has nothing to do with politics

Huge Iglesia event seen to draw 1.6M

Oct 14, 2013 - 6:37 AM

2nd UPDATE The Iglesia ni Cristo says the medical mission which prompted class suspensions is not a show of force

Anti-Aquino sentiment spreads across INC

Feb 26, 2012 - 6:37 PM

Some members of Iglesia ni Cristo are on Corona s side since they feel Aquino has no debt of gratitude

AGAINST INC? Iglesia ni Cristo members accuse President Benigno Aquino III of trying to put their church down. Photo courtesy of Malacanang/PCOO