'Ang Dating Daan' founder Bro. Eli Soriano dies at 73

'Ang Dating Daan' founder Bro. Eli Soriano dies at 73

- Brother Eli Soriano, the strong founder of 'Ang Dating Daan' passed away at the age of 73

- This was confirmed by the official Facebook page of the Members of the Church of God International

- He was described as a faithful preacher, father, brother and grandfather to many

- The religious organization did not state the cause of death of the former head of their church

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Bro. Eli Soriano has passed away at the age of 73. The news was revealed by no other than the religious organization's official Facebook page, "Members Church of God International."

The cause of death was not disclosed, but the announcement was done through a lengthy eulogy about the life of their leader.

'Ang Dating Daan' founder Bro. Eli Soriano dies at 73
Photo: Eli Soriano (Screengrab from UNTV YouTube channel)
Source: Facebook

His background was highlighted, how he started serving the church, with a humble beginning in Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines.

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Along with highlighting his life, they also assured the public that the programs and projects of Soriano will continue.

He started "Ang Dating Daan" in 1980, which was a radio program that preached the gospel.

Other religious programs that were initiated by Soriano included "Itanong Mo Kay Soriano" and "Truth in Focus."

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Eli Soriano also known as Brother Eli or Kapatid na Eli, was a Filipino televangelist. He was the "Overall Servant," formerly called "Presiding Minister", of the Members Church of God International (MCGI). He was the main host of radio and television program Ang Dating Daan, which is considered the longest-running religious program in the Philippines.

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