CLAIM: Candidates for president endorsed by the INC win in the election

Cebu Flash Report, a Facebook page that describes itself as the “#1 Citizen News page, updated 24/7 from the people,” shared a post showing the names of presidential candidates and how an Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) endorsement helped them win the presidency. It provided links to reputable news websites to back up its claim.

So does that mean that the INC endorsement ensures a win? Not always. Cebu Flash Report’s claim needs more context.

While Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Benigno S. Aquino III and Rodrigo Duterte were endorsed by the INC and eventually won the presidency, the post did not take into account other candidates that the religious group had endorsed but lost in the election.

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