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Religious mutiny TABLETS OF STONE Larry Faraon, OP 02/26/2012

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Religious mutiny

TABLETS OF STONE
Larry Faraon, OP
02/26/2012
The late Ferdinand Marcos was booted out of power by a military coup d’etat. President Joseph Estrada was illegally overthrown by a combined elitist force of businessmen and the so called civil society and some elements of the Church.

If guesses could be rated accurate then some guesswork could rank in higher percentages than the others. Well, rank this wild guess: That the present resident of Malacañang and his cohorts would have to go by way of a “religious mutiny.” All “guesses” are pointing to one direction on the scheduled “bible exposition” of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) on Tuesday at the Quirino Grandstand, where some two million religious warm bodies would possibly crowd to the tills the 50 hectare Rizal Park.

There are many religious groups who have claimed millions of members littering every square kilometer of Manila’s prime park, but were short in estimates. However, INC is known to deliver well on its promise, especially in mobilizing its members. They have the crowd and loyalty on their beck and call. We have witnessed this during the National Day of Prayer of Nov. 12, 2000 during the incumbency of President Estrada where over 1.5 million attended, mostly from the INC, El Shaddai and some other Christian religious groups including Muslims and Buddhists..... MORE

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