By DJ Yap
As in past observances of the feast of the Black Nazarene, Manila’s Quiapo district turned into a virtual wasteland in the wake of the kilometers-long procession by millions of devotee on Thursday, pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition lamented Friday.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
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.
By Nestor Corrales
Motorists passing through parts of Manila will have to follow a rerouting scheme starting 12:01 a.m. Thursday in anticipation of the yearly procession of the Feast of the Black Nazarene.
By Frances Mangosing
A generally fair weather and a possibility of light rains is forecast on Thursday at the Feast of Black Nazarene, the state weather bureau said.
By Erika Sauler
, Jaymee T. Gamil
, Philip Tubeza
Faith combined with planning produced a “miracle” of sorts: The procession went faster, the andas didn’t break down, the street sweepers went quickly into action, and the 200-year-old tradition showed no signs of fading.
By Oliver Teves
Hundreds of thousands of mostly barefoot Roman Catholic devotees joined a raucous procession through the streets of the Philippine capital Wednesday in an annual ritual to demonstrate faith and seek miracle cures for illnesses and a good life.
By Karen Boncocan
Devotees of the Black Nazarene broke through the barricades at the Quirino Grandstand Wednesday.
By Jerry Esplanada
, Jodee A. Agoncillo
Amid the religious frenzy comes a word of caution.
Too much nonsense has been said about Catholics being passive in worship.
From Quirino Grandstand (Rizal Park), right Katigbak Drive thru P. Burgos, left Taft Ave. (P. Burgos) thru MacArthur Bridge, right Palanca, thru under Quezon Bridge, left Quezon Blvd., right Arlegui, right Fraternal, right Vergara, left Duque de Alba, left Castillejos, left Farnecio, right Arlegui, left Nepomuceno, left Aguila, right Carcer, right Hidalgo thru Plaza del Carmen, left Bilibid Viejo thru Puyat, left Guzman, right Hidalgo, left Barbosa, right Globo de Oro thru under Quezon Bridge, right Palanca, right Villalobos thru Plaza Miranda to Quiapo Church.
By Matikas Santos
A day before the Feast of the Black Nazarene, police said they have not monitored any security threats but maintained that they will not hesitate to jam cell-phone signals should there be a need.
By Frances Mangosing
No direct threats have been monitored as authorities gear up for the Feast of Black Nazarene on Wednesday, the military said on Monday.
By Ramon Tulfo
Millions of Catholic devotees risked their lives joining the Black Nazarene procession, which the government, if it had its way, would have prevented because of a bomb threat.