The Iglesia ni Cristo® Corporation in the Philippines, which claims to be the “restoration” of the “true” church of Christ after it apostatized (unspecified in history), through its direct heir to the throne, Eduardo V. Manalo (grandson of the billionaire founder Felix Manalo) issued no directives to rally its members to raise money for the victims-- not even a letter of sympathy.
Common sense would dictate that a TRUE Church should worry about helping and saving poor and suffering souls while the FAKES would worry about its adherents, its registered name, and its monies.
"Vatican City - Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday urged a generous response to the "tragic situation" in Haiti where hundreds are feared dead following a massive earthquake.
The pope lamented Haiti's "tragic situation (involving) huge loss of human life, a great number of homeless and missing and considerable material damage."
"I appeal to the generosity of all to ensure our concrete solidarity and the effective support of the international community for these brothers and sisters who are living a time of need and suffering," the pontiff said at the end of his weekly general audience. - AFP"
CRS raised its funding commitment fivefold to $25 million and is pouring supplies into Haiti's capital of Port au Prince in the aftermath of a 7.0 earthquake.