"The Christianity of history is not Protestantism. If ever there were a safe truth it is this, and Protestantism has ever felt it so; to be deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant." (-John Henry Newman, An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine).

"Where the bishop is, there let the people gather; just as where ever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church". -St. Ignatius of Antioch (ca 110 AD)a martyr later thrown to the lions, wrote to a church in Asia Minor. Antioch was also where the term "Christian" was first used.

“But if I should be delayed, you should know how to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of truth.” 1 Timothy 3:15

"This is the sole Church of Christ, which in the Creed we profess to be one, holy, catholic and apostolic." -CCC 811

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Philippine Religious Sect Opens the Largerst Arena

News around the world about the Iglesia ni Cristo- branded as a RELIGIOUS SECT- not as the "true" Church of Christ as they claim. TRUTH prevails!

MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically-influential religious sect.

The USD 175-million Philippine Arena, which can seat 55,000 people, was hailed as a showcase that will serve as a major venue for concerts and sports events as well as gatherings for its owners, the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) sect.

"Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically-influential religious sect.

The $175-million Philippine Arena, which can seat 55,000 people, was hailed as a showcase that will serve as a major venue for concerts and sports events as well as gatherings for its owners, the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) sect.

"...The Christian sect also said the stadium will have a capacity about double that of other popular indoor arenas like New York's Madison Square Garden.

"...However the Singapore National Stadium, completed in June, also seats 55,000 people and has been hailed in the press as the world's largest domed structure.

"...The Iglesia ni Cristo sect wields considerable political influence in the Philippines as its members, believed to number about three million people, vote as a bloc for whoever their leaders endorse."
MANILA (AFP) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically-influential religious sect.

The US$175-million (S$218.8 million) Philippine Arena, which can seat 55,000 people, was hailed as a showcase that will serve as a major venue for concerts and sports events as well as gatherings for its owners, the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) sect.
An increasingly influential Christian sect in the Philippines opened what it claimed to be “the largest theater in the world” on Monday. President Benigno Aquino led the inauguration ceremony at the Philippine Arena north of Manila, where Iglesias ni Cristo (Church of Christ) kicked off its centenary celebrations.
Manila, July 22 (TruthDive): Philippine President Benigno Aquino headed over the opening of what is touted as the world's largest indoor stadium on Monday. The $175-million Philippine Arena can seat 55,000 people and was welcomed as a display cabinet that will function as a main venue for sports events and concerts as well as gatherings for its owners, the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) sect. By considering the seating capacity of the arena alone, the Philippine Arena is double the size of the largest vaulted arenas in Europe and in the United States.

"The $175-million Philippine Arena, which can seat 55,000 people, was hailed as a showcase that will serve as a major venue for concerts and sports events as well as gatherings for its owners, the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) sect.

"...The Christian sect also said the stadium will have a capacity about double that of other popular indoor arenas like New York’s Madison Square Garden."

The Philippine Arena built by a politically influential religious sect called the Iglesia ni Cristo founded by a self-proclaimed "Last Messenger of God", ex-Catholic, ex-Protestant pastor-- Felix Y. Manalo

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