Ang Dating Daan televangelist Bro. Eliseo “Eli” Soriano has passed away. He was 73.
“It is with deep sadness, yet with full faith in the Almighty, that we announce the passing of our beloved and one and only Bro. Eliseo “Eli” Soriano – a faithful preacher, brother, father, and grandfather to many,” according to a post on the religious group’s Facebook account on Friday.
Soriano’s cause of death was not revealed.
“The life story of Bro. Eli is an open book to many of us. We are witnesses to his dedication and tireless efforts to propagate the undefiled words of God in the Bible,” the statement read.
According to the religious group, Soriano’s work started as a preacher in Guagua, Pampanga. He then went to Brazil and other western countries.
“His fame and reputation of being the most sensible preacher of our time has gained international attention,” it said.
The religious organization assured that the programs and projects started by Soriano would continue.
The radio program “Ang Dating Daan” started airing in 1980, three years after it launched a program on television.