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INC building arena tagged PH’s biggest


CITY OF MALOLOS—The Bulacan government has reclassified for commercial use farms belonging to the Iglesia ni Cristo straddling Bocaue and Sta. Maria towns that would be used as site for the 50,000-seat Philippine Arena, touted to be the country’s biggest coliseum.

The reclassification of more than 35,000 hectares of church land in Ciudad de Victoria took place on Tuesday, said Board Member Michael Fermin, who chairs the committees on tourism and education.

Fermin said the church project will afford Bulacan the chance to host international and national events like the annual Palarong Pambansa.

The Arena is halfway through and is expected to be unveiled on INC’s centennial celebrations in July 2014.

The project is estimated to cost the church P9.4 billion. Carmela Reyes-Estrope, Inquirer Central Luzon


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Tags: Iglesia ni Cristo , INC , Reclassification


  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    Does this show that the Iglesia ni Batman operates more as a business organization rather than a religious sex este sect  in their thrust to expand political and economic vested interest? I say tax them like any other regular business entity and not let them use religion as a front towards amassing wealth.

    • tao taoko

       So much bitterness and whining. Are you a professional heckler? lol. To your knowledge buying the land is Tax free as per religion based from constitutional law. While building this arena was Taxed as far as i am concern. Materials that are bought are taxed. Permits etc have incentive discount on tax as per TIEZA like PEZA. That will promote tourism and building a massive project in the Philippines. All the investment came from the member’s hard earned money  and not from your pocket. This will generate thousand’s of job and tourism attraction to the Philippines. Taxing religion will be more of a headache on the goverment side. Your first step is to change the constitution.

      • hustlergalore

        lokohin mo ang dios mo. tax the church!

        uma-akto kayo parang corporation. tapos hindi i-tatax ang kapal naman niyo. ano kayang gagawin ng dios niyo sa pera na yan. ipapagawa ng langit? LOL

      • Magbubukid

        Mukhang tagilid tayo sa argumentong yan. Mukhang lagi na lang tayong naiisahan ng kultong yan.  Kailan lang 3 guiness records ang itinayo nila ngayon ay may susunod na naman.  Ano ba meron sila na wala tayo.  Kaya natin yan, tayo ang pinaka-malaking relihiyon at sila ay kakaunti lang.  Nasa atin nga ang lahat ng mga mayayamang katoliko pati na ang lahat ng nasa gobyerno diba. So marami tayong mga resources para matabunan natin sila.Kailangan lang magka-isa rin tayo at gumawa ng mga proyektong ibabubuti ng bayan.  Simple lang, kung tayong mga katoliko ay mag-aabuloy lang ng tig-pipiso bawat linggo, at kung tayo ay 90Milyon, sa loob ng 2 taon, ay makapagpapatayo ring tayo ng ating sariling Arena, di ba? Kaya lang dapat lang tayong nagsisimba linggo-linggo ng walang palya.
        O baka naman hindi natin kaya at utak talangka ang namamayani sa ating mga katoliko. Siguro salaminin din natin ang ating nga sarili. Nilulunod tayo ng ating sariling pagka-inggit imbis na husayin natin ang sarili nating relihiyon.  Ni hindi na nga natin naipaayos ang mga parokya natin- nakakahiyang ikumpara sa mga simbahan ng nga Iglesiyang yan. 
        Kung minsan naiisip ko na tayo na ngayon ang dapat tawaging kulto sa gara ng kanilang mga gusali. At dahil sila ay walang tigil na dumarami samantalang halos wala ng nagsisimba sa atin. Kundi na lang pista or semana santa ay hindi pa tayo nagkikita-kita sa simabahan. Bangon na tayo!
        Tayo ay matagal ng kalat sa buong mundo, pero balita ko, sila rin at estabilisado na rin sa ibat-ibang bansa.  Hanggat dinudurog natin sila ay lalo naman silang dumarami.  Kundi na lang nga pista ng bayan or semana santa ay hindi pa tayo nagkikita-kita sa ating simabahan. Bangon na tayo!

      • tao taoko

         Ang Diyos po ng INC ay tunay kaya nga po kita naman ng katulad mo kung paano ang paglago. Ang sabi ko nga Go to the Congress to change the constitution walang magagawa ang Angal mo dito sa Forum ng PDI. Fyi INC is registered in SEC as a sole corporation. It is usual for a religious org. to register it’s name as a sole corp. If you are a catholic might want to check that the Diocese of Manila and other diocese are registered in SEC. so they can buy lands etc for their benefit else they are colorum org. If you are member of ADD your org was owned by Eliseo  Soriano he owns the ADD.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TNASVGXZ23VCJWV7KO7WPDIKKI George

    the biggest? naku si Lord is proud na proud. kayong mga katolik wa na kayo tsans kay lord, INC na ang favorit. by the way mga kapatid, sabi ni ka erdy, dagdagan daw ang abuloy, na underestiamte ang budget. sige kayo sa impyerno kayo mapupunta pag hindi nyo sinumdan ang request nio kapatid erdy.

    • tao taoko

       Bitter much lol

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3Q47XGZPASO5N4F7E3IU5UOUA4 ramir

      @yahoo-TNASVGXZ23VCJWV7KO7WPDIKKI:disqus kahanga-hanga ang mga taong tulad mong napakalawak ng imahinasyon, sana lang di ka masobrahan baka sa mandaluyong ka pulutin!

  • Pedro Mateo

    50K seats! ! Wow! I salute them for their project.

  • hustlergalore

    naku ha. matagal ng nailibing ang mohon nyan. ngayon lang naireclassify.

    anyways, wow ang daming pera ng INC, inc.

    pataas ng pataas ang profit

    LOL

    • tao taoko

       Ang ampalaya kinakain hindi inuugali lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/areginalde Audy J Reginalde

    dami sinirang palayan uy…..

  • Maximumaries

    Negosyo na yan mga kapatid!Part lang yan ng showcase ng INC to attract more mga kapanalig!Remember ang 3 record breaking sa book of guiness record na ginawa nila?Part din ito ng strategy ng INC and it seems bumili din sila ng lupa sa USA for the same purpose.Maybe next time around ay may ala ROME ni Manalo na sila!

    • tao taoko

      tawag diyan Inggit at least the INC bought land in a legal way at hindi divide and conquer na ginawa ng spaniards at kasama dun ang strategy na gamitin ang religion para lumaganap ang katolisismo sa Pilipinas

  • http://www.facebook.com/jade.balbuena.5 Jade Balbuena

    Pag sa labas po kau ng iglesia sa impyerno po ang punta nyo. kami lang po sa INC ang maliligtas. yan po ang doktrina namin.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RKEDM2KSNJA23WRQ6JVEPJJO7E Edwin S

      ano naman ang batayan nyo na kayo lang ang maliligtas? sa kokote ni felix maniac manalo? at ano naman ang kapalit ng pagtulong nyo sa mga tao sa paniwala nyo ay sa impyerno ang punta?

      • tao taoko

         If you really want to know about the INC manood po kayo ng program namin sa TV at makinigsa Radio. Or kung talagang gusto mong malaman you can go to our houses of worship

      • hustlergalore

        kayo kayo na lang ang magbolahan. lokohin nyo na lang ang mga sarili ninyo. nabanggit mo din lang si ely soriano. talagang pinatunayan mo dito kung gaano kayo ka-ampalaya sa kanya. LOL. kung sabagay yun ngang hamon niya sa puno ninyo, hindi nyo magawa. LOL

    • Mardo Liwanag

      You are a big liar, you’re not a true member of INC.

  • whyinthisworld

    Edwin s when you said “maniac” what do you mean. Pls. elaborate also do you know of any situation or circumstances that the person you are referring was involved on sex crime which god forbid. I will wait for your answer. thanks

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EHRIOXCJ4IJ52QV63HX646TYXM guy

    inggit

  • Darwin Ferrer

    Pakitanong namn sa mga lider nyo kung saan napupunta ang mga abuloy nyo…. sa INC welcome kayo magtanong sa Central Office Kung paano nagagamit ng TAMA ultimo singko idedetalye nila sa inyo

  • xela bytc

    Ganyan po talaga, nakasaad sa biblia na ang Anak ng Dios ay patuloy na tutuligsain ng mga kaaway ngunit ito pa ang higit na nagpapalakas sa kanila. Dahil usigin man ang mga anak, patuloy pa rin aalayan at papatnubayan ng Ama!!! Huwag po tayo magpaapekto sa mga pangaalipusta ng mga taga-sanlibutan.



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