Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, 12 February) – Televangelist and Ang Dating Daan founder Bro Eli Soriano has passed away, a statement from the Members Church of God International confirmed on Thursday that he was 73 years old

“With deep sadness and yet full faith in the Almighty, we announce the death of our beloved and only Bro Eliseo ‘Eli’ Soriano – a faithful preacher, brother, father and grandfather for many,” said the MCGI

Soriano was baptized in 1964 in the former Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Support of Truth, and then directed by Bro Nicolas Perez

He took over the management of the organization in 1977 and renamed the religious group to MCGI in 1980

It was also in 1980 that Soriano founded Ang Dating Daan, a radio program that preached the gospel. It made it onto a TV show about

in 1983

In addition to “Ang Dating Daan”, Soriano also hosted other religious programs such as “Itanong Mo Kay Soriano” and “Truth In Focus” “This sermon on the gospel is broadcast on the UNTV channel by the broadcaster and his nephew Daniel Razon is directed

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World News – CA – Eli Soriano, founder of ‘Ang Dating Daan’, dies at the age of 73