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djm749 asked in TravelAsia PacificPhilippines · 1 decade ago

Is anyone a member of the Philippine Benevolent Missionary Association?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    No, they have a horrible reputation of being a murderous cult. Here's a little info on it

    Ruben Ecleo

    Ecleo, Ruben Edera, December 09, 1934-December 20, 1987, a Filipino spiritual leader who founded the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association, Incorporated in 1965. He was born from a poor family in the Island of Cabilan (formerly Puyange), Dinagat, Surigao del Norte, in Northern Mindanao. At the age of 8 he started his mission as a transient healer-missioner using different personalities and travelled all over Mindanao Islands and in some parts of the Bisayan Islands. He learned the Aramaic language and taught a different and unique doctrine of a Christian, Hinduism and Akashic combinations. On the early parts of 60's He organized his first group of followers and called it the "First Thirteen" resembling the Twelve Apostles who first received His teachings and instructions. With the power He possessed and through the teachings He introduced to His followers He received the title "Divine Master" which is equivalent to the title of "Grand Master" or "High Priest" of other masonic or missionary groups. In 1965, He organized and established His association, the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association, Inc. and registered it to the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Registration No. 28042.

    Through his excellent and magnanimous leadership, he was elected as Mayor of the Municipality of Dinagat and hold the record for having the longest term as mayor for more than 2 decades until his death in 1987. He was chosen as the Most Outstanding Mayor of the Philippines in 1985.

    After His death the Association's leadership was bequeathed to his eldest son, Ruben Ecleo, Jr. A mausoleum at the top of the hill in Barangay Cuarenta, San Jose, Dinagat Island was built in His honor.

    This page contains articles about the cult http://rickross.com/groups/pbma.html contains information.

    Cult leader gets 30 years in prison for corruption

    Girl identifies accused killer

    Prosecution panel rests its case vs cult leader Ecleo

    Ecleo 'close to death'

    Ecleo follower charged in lawyer's slay

    Cult member accused of molesting teenager

    3 more cultists charged with Cebu lawyer's slay

    8 Ecleo cult members with high-powered guns nabbed

    Witnesses positively identify suspect in Yongco murder

    Cult leader's body rotting at compound

    Cebu judge frees cult master Ecleo on P1-million bail bond

    Ecleo runs for mayor from jail

    Ecleo's wife was killed by her brother - witness

    Witness testifies she saw Ecleo in Dalaguete with black bag

    Cult leader rocks Cebu jailhouse

    Ecleo case crawls on a year after

    Group out to dismantle PBMA

    Cult chief Ecleo arraigned, but refuses to enter plea

    Fiscal files charges vs cult leader, guards

    Roperos: The Ecleo case

    Cult members bullying witness/police

    'No God in Jail'

    Ecleo Recruiting Fellow Jailbirds at Cebu City Jail

    Cebu: Bishop who has been fighting cult sees return of flock to church

    Ecleo's group not a cult, says follower

    Cult leader lords it over in jail

    Ecleo Faces More Charges

    Cult chief: Saint to followers, a criminal to his critics

    Cult leader tests positive for drug use

    23 Surigao Cultists Killed as Law Enforcers Arrest Ruben Ecleo, Jr.

    Philippine Sect, Police Clash, Over 12 Said Dead

    Philippines shoot-out leaves 17 dead

    Cebu: Ultimatum on Ecleo lapses

    PBMA members insist group no cult

    PBMA founder a 'Christ-like' figure

  • 5 years ago

    I m a member of the Philippine Benevolent Missionary Association but indeed I cool up for a moment and a time I will decide to comeback and I am one of the Horsepower Missioner. I know that the PBMA will be born again after I left it I m coming very very near.

  • 1 decade ago

    By birth, was lucky enough to be a member of the Philippine Offsprings with Charitable Parents Association.

  • 1 decade ago

    I know of a Philippine Violent Doggie-style Society.

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  • 1 decade ago

    sorry never heard of it.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    not me.

  • im not..............

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