Rappler's latest stories on Iglesia Ni Cristo
'What kind of a church would expel a member who wants to protect himself or his family?' asks Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte
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
For the INC's 105th anniversary on July 27, Rappler speaks with members, both active and inactive, who talk about changes – some of them painful – in their church
The INC has not faltered in conducting charitable activities under its Lingap sa Mamamayan program, which has broken Guinness World Records
Did Iglesia Ni Cristo-backed senatorial candidates succeed in the 10 provinces with the most members?
An Iglesia ni Cristo member says leaders 'give [our] votes to candidates who have been proven to violate every tenet they taught us in church'
Rappler talks to sociologist of religion Jayeel Cornelio about religious endorsements – in the time of the President who said God is stupid
Our politics is thoroughly personality-driven. When religious leaders throw their support behind certain candidates, they inevitably echo the divide according to existing political loyalties.
President Rodrigo Duterte also signs laws granting franchises to Malindang Broadcasting Network Corporation and MORE Electric and Power Corporation
Watch Rappler’s Midday newscast with Chito dela Vega
The Supreme Court finds no basis in the claim that public funds were illegally used to print the Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp in 2014
The Iglesia ni Cristo distributes relief packs to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) victims, members and nonmembers alike
Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo urges members 'to be introspective, to be thankful, and to fully contemplate the weight of this momentous occasion'
Fredisminda Menorca is the mother of Lowell Menorca II who allegedly was abducted and detained as ordered by the leadership of the influential church
Here's a list of roads that will be closed from July 14 to 15 for the Iglesia ni Cristo's Worldwide Aid to Fight Poverty event
Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon
(UPDATED) Ramon Tulfo, Jose Ma. Nolasco, Rosario Garcellano, and Pergentino Bandayrel Jr pay their bail bonds and have their mug shots taken at the Makati Police station
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
(3rd UPDATE) Iglesia ni Cristo says it bagged a new Guinness record for the largest human sentence during its Worldwide Walk to Fight Poverty along Roxas Boulevard
Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda
The Iglesia ni Cristo has 'churches in several countries around the world' and a system of coordinating with government to attend to complaints of overseas Filipinos, says the DFA chief
Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
'Ang buong kapatiran ng Iglesia Ni Cristo ay kaisa ng Ka Eduardo na tutulong sa mga kababayan natin nasaan man po para sa kanilang kapakanan,' the INC says
Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo was picked as President Rodrigo Duterte's special envoy because of his 'established network' among overseas Filipinos, says Malacañang
Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
Manalo has served as the Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister since 2009
The influential Iglesia ni Cristo endorsed the candidacy of then Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 presidential elections
Canadian authorities say Lowell Menorca II 'is a person in need of protection from a risk of cruel and unusual treatment or punishment and a risk to his life'
The Catholic Church and the Iglesia ni Cristo are often left unchecked because of how they are revered as institutions. Rappler has pursued investigations of alleged abuses.
(UPDATED) Some faiths have practices similar to Undas, while others do not commemorate it at all
Marcoleta got the lead role in the emasculation of the Commission on Human Rights and performed it to such perfection he deserves an Espenido medal
Two years after the controversy in the Iglesia ni Cristo broke out, ex-members Lowell Menorca II and Rovic Canono have filed refugee claims in Canada. One has been successful so far.
SAGIP Representative Rodante Marcoleta believes the Commission on Human Rights is not 'validly created' even if its creation is provided for in the 1987 Philippine Constitution
Jose Norilito Fruto was gunned down by an unidentified suspect as he was driving along Cavitex Exit
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
The police raid the house of Angel Manalo on March 2 but recover massive weaponry from the Iglesia compound only 6 days later
Baka mapagod po kayo Felix Nathaniel Angel Manalo tells supporters who flocked to Camp Karingal to see him
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Investigation is ongoing as of posting as followers from the Iglesia Ni Cristo turn emotional
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
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
UPDATED A masked man tells a Rappler production specialist to leave immediately kung ayaw mo ng gulo
Rovic Canono is arrested over a case allegedly instigated by the INC Canono is suspected to be behind the critical blogs against the powerful church an allegation he denies
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
The 7 remaining lawmakers in the bloc who consider themselves the real and authentic minority now call themselves the Magnificent 7
A year ago members of the Iglesia took to the streets in a show of force after controversies and internal conflict rocked the influential church
Iglesia ni Cristo Defenders Worldwide pens an open letter to President Rodrigo Duterte asking him to intervene in the ongoing crisis rocking the influential church
Trixie Cruz Angeles was the lawyer for Oakwood mutineer Nicanor Faeldon and most recently defended expelled members of the Iglesia ni Cristo in their cases against the church
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
The late INC executive minister Eraño Manalo once said Ang Iglesia ni Cristo ay walang utang kahit na saang bangko Ang Iglesia ni Cristo ay hindi nagsasanla ng mga titulo ng lupa para lamang makakuha ng pondo