Philippine Politics and Church

April 15, 2011

Iglesia Ni Cristo and their FAILED Political Endorsements

Filed under: Eduardo Manalo,Felix Manalo,Gloria Arroyo,Iglesia Ni Cristo,Politics — politicsandchurch @ 3:23 pm

* It is widely believed that Iglesia Ni Cristo endorsement is based on high-rating surveys of the candidates

1986 • INC supported Marcos and defied the call of Democracy by the Filipino People during People Power Revolution

1992 • INC failed to help Danding Cojuangco to Presidency. Danding was only 3rd on the final tally of votes

1998 • Iglesia Ni Cristo supported Joseph Estrada (later to be convicted with corruption charges)

2001 • INC members were part of the violent EDSA III. GMA was forced to declare State of Rebellion. Some INC members died.

July 5, 2004 • ABS-CBN reporter Ramon Ilagan beat the INC-endorsed ex Cainta Mayor Nicanor Felix

May 10, 2007 • Michael Defensor, Ralph Recto, Vicente Sotto III was endorsed as Senators by INC, but lost in 2007 election

May 23, 2007 • Jamie Eloise Agbayani lost Pangasinan gubernatorial election despite the Iglesia Ni Cristo support

May 5, 2010 • Iglesia Ni Cristo endorsed Mar Roxas as Vice President (Mar Roxas eventually lost)

May 5, 2010 • Ruffy Biazon was endorsed as Senator by INC, but lost in 2010 election

May 15, 2010 • Quezon Gov. Rafael Nantes lost the election (INC vote was not enough)

July 22, 2010 • Iglesia Ni Cristo supported Manny Villar to Senate Presidency but failed.

March 20, 2011 • Iglesia Ni Cristo tried to support the impeachment of Ombudsman Gutierrez but failed.

May 5, 2010 • How the new Iglesia leader chose who to endorse [newsbreak]

May 11, 2010 • Allegation about local INC leaders sold the promise of bloc votes to local candidates in Bulacan [inquirer]

May 30, 2004 • Philstar wrote that there are reports that there are ‘pay-off’ rumors
about the bloc voting of Iglesia Ni Cristo (money in exchange of INC vote) [philstar]

* It is widely believed that Iglesia Ni Cristo endorsement is based on high-rating surveys of the candidates

Iglesia Ni Cristo AGAINST People Power

Iglesia Ni Cristo


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Iglesia Ni Cristo and Alagad partylist, hehehe.

Iglesia Ni Cristo

Iglesia Ni Cristo


INC and their support to Ferdinand Marcos, hmmp.

Iglesia Ni Cristo


Iglesia Ni Cristo and their support to Danding Cojuangco.

Iglesia Ni Cristo


Iglesia Ni Cristo and their support to Gloria Arroyo, grrr.

Iglesia Ni Cristo

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