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Procession of the Black Nazarene in Manila, January 7, 2010.

Philippines cancels Black Nazarene procession again, citing COVID-19 

Jan 5, 2022

By CNA Staff

Philippine authorities are canceling the country’s “Black Nazarene” procession — an annual event where millions of Catholics accompany a revered... Read more

The Black Nazarene is a centuries-old Filipino devotion.

What is the 'Black Nazarene'? Here's the fascinating history of this centuries-old tradition

Jan 5, 2022

By CNA Staff

Filipino devotion to the image of a dark image of Jesus Christ kneeling on one knee and carrying a large... Read more

Procession of the Black Nazarene in Manila, January 7, 2010.

Attendance limited at Black Nazarene Masses in Philippines

Jan 6, 2021

Filippino churches and authorities will limit attendance for the Masses of the Black Nazarene - one of the country’s largest... Read more

Pilgrims take part in the 2019 Black Nazarene procession in Manila.

Cardinal Tagle at Black Nazarene celebration: Be a devotee, not a fanatic

Jan 9, 2019

Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila told pilgrims at a popular annual procession in the Philippines to take caution against becoming... Read more