Philippine Catholic pilgrims defy terror alert
Irapuato  10/01/2012 10:56
Published on Jan 9, 2012 by AFP A human sea of Catholic pilgrims has flooded the Philippine capital, despite warnings that Islamic militants may be planning to bomb the spectacular annual event.
The Black Nazarene, known to devotees in Spanish as … [More]
Irapuato     10/01/2012 13:03
Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno, popularmente llamado el Nazareno Negro o el Cristo Negro es una imagen que representa a Jesucristo de Nazaret que se venera en la Basílica Menor del Nazareno Negro en Quiapo (Manila, Filipinas).
La imagen es de madera y de tamaño natural, goza de gran devoción y es considerada como una imagen milagrosa por los filipinos devotos.
La talla original fue hecha por un carpintero mexicano anónimo en 1606, y llegó a las Islas Filipinas a través un galeón desde Acapulco… [More]
Irapuato     10/01/2012 10:59
The Black Nazarene, known to devotees in Spanish as Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno (abbreviated as NPJN, Filipino: Mahal na Itim na Nazareno, English: Our Father Jesus Nazarene) is a life-sized, dark-coloured, wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ carrying the cross, believed to be miraculous by many Filipino Catholics. Originally fair or light-complexioned, it turned dark after it was exposed to fire on its arrival from Mexico. The image is currently in the Minor Basilica of the Black Naza… [More]
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