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Iglesia Ni Cristo

Last modified: 2006-03-11 by martin karner
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The Iglesia Ni Cristo is a Christian sect originating in the Philippines around the beginning of the 20th century. There was very little information regarding the meaning of the flag, but apparently the Menorah was selected because of a biblical reference to 7 Churches in the book of Revelations. Iglesia Ni Cristo considers itself the 7th church, thus the 7-tiered menorah. There was no explanation of the Italian Tri-colour other than it was a co-incidence.
The link where I eventually discovered the information is at - shows a picture of the flag (shown above) and - a message thread discussing the meaning of the flag.
Warren Hartley, 23 June 2005

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