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Executive Minister

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Other names
Ka Eduardo/ Brother Eduardo

Eduardo Villanueva Manalo October 31, 1955 (age 68) Quezon City, Philippines (

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INC Central Office Complex, Quezon City, Philippines

Period in office
September 7, 2009 - Present

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Eduardo Villanueva Manalo (born October 31, 1955 in Quezon City, Philippines) is the eldest son of the late Eraño G. Manalo, and the incumbent Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). He is the third generation of the Manalo family to lead the church following his father, and his grandfather, Felix Y. Manalo.


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Personal life

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Eduardo Villanueva Manalo was born on October 31, 1955 in Quezon City Philippines to Eraño G. Manalo and Cristina Villanueva. His name literally means "guard" as what his grandfather Felix Y. Manalo gave him. He was married to Babylyn Ventura on January 2, 1982 whom he met when studying at the University of the Philippines, and had three children named Dorothy Kristine, Gemma Minna and Angelo Eraño. Dorothy, their eldest, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Law at the University of the Philippines, married to Theoben Orosa, and now serves as INC Corporate Secretary and Chairman of the Board of Directors of New Era University (NEU). Gemma, their second child earned her bachelor's degree in Music Education and Choral Conducting at the New Era University, married to Antonio de Guzman Jr., and now serves as INC Overall Choir Coordinator and Head of INC Music Department (which was previously held by Pilar Manalo Danao and later, Liberty Manalo-Albert). Angelo Eraño, their last child, is currently a minister of the gospel, serving as Overall Coordinator of the INC Christian Family Organizations and CEO of the Christian Era Broadcasting Service Incorporated, married to Janica Mae Mangunay, daughter of a minister.


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Eduardo graduated high school from Jose Abad Santos Memorial School, Quezon City. He took his college education from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. While pursuing his undergraduate studies in UP, he undertook his ministerial studies at the Evangelical College, the predecessor of the New Era University- College of Evangelical Ministry (now Iglesia Ni Cristo School For Ministers). He graduated from UP in 1978, and from EVCO in 1980.

Early years in the ministry

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After graduating from EVCO, his first assignment was in the INC's local congregation of Cubao in Quezon City. He was ordained as a minister on May 9, 1980 at the INC house of worship in Tondo, Manila. After a brief assignment in the Project 4, Quezon City congregation, he was appointed Assistant Dean of EVCO. He hosted a religious radio program over DZEC and was one of the first panelists on the TV program, Ang Iglesia ni Cristo. His administrative capability was further honed as a Coordinator of the Metro Manila Ecclesiastical Districts (at the present, Metro Manila was divided into six (6) districts) beginning in 1984.

Information and communication technology involvement

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He founded the Society of Communicators and Networkers (SCAN) for INC members with a common interest in radio communication to help and assists the community during emergencies. He also began and maintained a popular Bulletin Board System (BBS) and further developed his programming skills. He organized the Data and Network Management (DNM) office, which oversaw the computerization of the entire INC Central Office. He sponsored Internet seminars for ministers in various ecclesiastical districts of the church. In an article "RP marks 7th year on the Internet" in the March 2001 edition of the magazine Computerworld Philippines, Filipino Information technology enthusiasts recognized Eduardo Manalo as belonging to the "group of pioneers that brought the nation into the Internet Age".

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He contributed to the founding of an organization within the INC called The Association of Christians in Information Technology, an organization consisting of INC members in the Information technology field who perform computer-related assistance to the church. This organization was renamed and became the Association of Computer Technologists and Information Volunteers (ACTIV) on 2012.

Deputy Executive Minister (1994-2009)

On May 7, 1994, Eduardo V. Manalo assumed his responsibility as Deputy Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo after being elected unanimously by the Church Executive Council at the Central Temple. As a Deputy Executive Minister, he will be the successor of the Office of the Executive Minister and also has the task to temporarily assume the duties of Executive Minister during the latter's absence. He was entrusted with the task of registering the INC officially in Rome, Italy, in 1994. In 1996, along with 11 ministers, he joined the then Executive Minister Eraño G. Manalo in establishing the INC's local congregation in Jerusalem, Israel. In 1997, he also accompanied on establishing the congregation in Athens, Greece.

Over the months of July to August 1998, he conducted a pastoral visitation to Hawaii and the USA in commemoration of the 30th year of the INC in the West. Another major pastoral visitation took place over the months of April to May, 2006, to the local congregations in Europe, Middle East, and Asia.


Eight years (2009-2017) since Eduardo V. Manalo assumed the office as the church's Executive Minister on September 7, 2009, INC has ordained 3,522 Ministerial Workers to become new ministers (from January 2, 2010 to September 16, 2017) with almost 9,000 being trained to become future ministers, opened 220 new local congregations with 191 new extensions being groomed to become local congregations, and 17 ecclesiastical districts. Three main offices (Burlingame, CA, USA [US West Office]; Washington D.C., USA [US East Office]; Heathrow, London, UK [Europe Main Office]) and 11 administrative infrastructure projects were inaugurated within five years from the time he assumed his office (2009-2014). in January 2, 2010 he ordained 202 newly ministers at Central Temple to commemorate the 85th birthday of brother Eraño G. Manalo In the Philippines alone, where INC Engineering and Construction Department undertakes the church's construction projects, 712 worship buildings, each with offices and housing facilities, were dedicated while 51 more were dedicated outside the Philippines from September 2009 to September 2017. The biggest house of worship outside the Philippines can be found in Barcelona, Spain which can accommodate 1,260 worshipers at a time. INC bought the property from Jehovah's Witnesses and it was dedicated on July 2012. The most expensive house of worship of the INC can be found in Washington DC. Acquisition and renovations costed more than US$10.6 million. The property includes a school building which was formerly owned by Helen and Constantine Greek Orthodox Church. The house of worship was dedicated in December 2012.

On July 21, 2014, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, alongside Manalo, officiated the opening of Ciudad de Victoria, a 140-hectare tourism district situated in Bocaue and Santa Maria, Bulacan. This area is also the site of the Philippine Arena. The arena, boasting a capacity of 55,000 seats, is recognized as the world's largest indoor domed arena by seating capacity and was erected in commemoration of the Iglesia ni Cristo's (INC) centennial celebration on July 27, 2014.

On March 14, 2014, after conducting a worship service in Tacloban, Leyte, INC Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo, led the groundbreaking ceremony of EVM Self-Sustainable Community Rehabilitation Project in Sitio New Era, a 3000-hectare property of the church in Brgy. Langit, Alangalang, Leyte. The project which could costs more than one billion pesos includes at least 1000 housing units for the survivors of super typhoon Haiyan. Garments and dried fish factories, and eco-farming project are also included to provide livelihood to the community. More than 150,000 hunger relief packages were also given which contains 3 kilos of rice, canned goods and instant noodles aside from the free medical and dental services conducted that day.

He was first Executive Minister who visited to the continent of Africa in 2014, 2016 and August 6, 2017 and in the South America (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) in January 7, 2017.


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