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Millions turn out for Sto. Niño procession in Cebu


Throngs estimated by the police at 3.2 million people lined the streets of Cebu City or joined a solemn procession traditionally held on the eve of the feast of the Child Jesus or Señor Sto. Niño under overcast skies.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police ensure safety of Nazarene devotees over, under Jones Bridge

Photo by Matikas Santos, INQUIRER.net

Although it has yet to happen, security personnel at Jones Bridge are not taking any chances as they made it part of their security plan to make sure that any Black Nazarene devotee who falls off the bridge during the procession will be saved.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Nazarene procession stalled as rush to image causes crown to fall

Black Nazarene Route

As the image of the Black Nazarene is ushered out of the Quirino Grandstand, it’s crown fell from its head as devotees rushed to touch it.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mass at Quirino Grandstand starts Feast of Black Nazarene


The celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene or the “Traslacion 2014″ began early Thursday with a mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Security in place, no threats monitored on Feast of Black Nazarene

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DEVOTEES WARNED  Roman Catholic devotee carry a religious replica icons of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila. FILE PHOTO

Security for the Feast of the Black Nazarene Thursday is in place as authorities assured that there were no threats monitored leading up to one of the major religious events of this largely Catholic country.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Over 7,000 visit dead in Marikina cemetery—police


An estimated 7,500 people have gone to Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City to pay their respects to their dead on the annual All Saints’ Day, police said Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Millions honor the dead on All Saints’ Day in Philippines


Millions across the Catholic Philippines trooped to cemeteries to honor their dead in typically festive fashion on All Saints’ Day Friday, ignoring appeals from the Church to keep the day solemn.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

North Cemetery in Manila fills up for All Saints’ Day


Families flocked to the North Cemetery in Manila Friday as the country observes All Saints’ Day.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

No number coding on Thursday—MMDA

EDSA can only accommodate a maximum of 1,600 buses daily for traffic to be manageable, according to the MMDA, but city buses alone now number 3,200. KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority lifted the unified vehicular reduction program or number coding on Thursday in Metro Manila.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Ocean of devotees’ flood Lucban shrine


“The ocean of devotees was spiritually amazing. It was an avalanche of faith and devotion.”

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ati tribesmen carry fallen leader to resting place

Ati tribesmen in Boracay and their supporters carry the casket of their fallen leader and spokesman Dexter Condez during his burial Saturday, March 2, 2013 while demanding justice for his death. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

The sound of budyong (conch shells) blared repeatedly as the white casket on bamboo poles was carried on the shoulders of Ati tribe members along the main road of Boracay.

Posted: March 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Nazarene devotees getting younger

Jerwina Bernando, who is five months pregnant, with 11-month-old son, Jerome, are among the devotees of the Black Nazarene who came to the Liwasang Bonifacio Shrine in Manila to join the annual procession Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. MAILA AGER/INQUIRER.net

Jerome Bartolome was only 11 months old and yet he is one of the millions of devotees who is joining this year’s Feast of the Black Nazarene.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Devotees break down barricades to get close to Black Nazarene

Devotees trying to get past barricades at Quirino Grandstand. KAREN BONCOCAN/INQUIRER.net

Devotees of the Black Nazarene broke through the barricades at the Quirino Grandstand Wednesday.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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