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With peace in Bangsamoro, Moro refugees in Manila look forward to going home


“Anyone would want to return to where he or she was born,” a Muslim resident of the Quiapo district of Manila said Wednesday as she voiced hope that Thursday’s signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro would bring peace to Mindanao.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Eco group decries waste left by Black Nazarene devotees

PHOTO by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

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.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Black Nazarene image enters Quiapo church 1:57 a.m. Friday

The Black Nazarene as it made its way towards Quiapo Church. INQUIRER.net

After almost 19 hours of inching through a sea of devotees, the Black Nazarene finally arrived in Quiapo church at 1:57 a.m. Friday.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Job gets tougher each year for Nazarene’s ‘army’


Even an image believed to be powerful and miraculous like the Black Nazarene of Quiapo needs an army of protectors.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The Black Nazarene of Quiapo

The Recollect friars transported the image of the Black Nazarene from Mexico to the Philippines in the 17th century.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Detailed Black Nazarene route bared


The image of the Black Nazarene was transferred to Quirino Grandstand on Monday evening ahead of the annual procession on Thursday.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Black Nazarene devotees warned anew about MacArthur Bridge


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) cautioned participants of the Black Nazarene procession of the structural integrity of MacArthur Bridge in Manila, Inquirer Radio 990AM said on Sunday.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Make Feast of Black Nazarene garbage-free’


With the start of the celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila, barangay leaders and environmentalists urged devotees to support a “garbage-free fiesta.”   In a joint press release, the leaders of communities surrounding Quiapo Church and environmentalists asked devotees and visitors to work for a “maroon and green” celebration.   [...]

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

City, church officials brace for Black Nazarene feast; zealots asked to keep the city clean


Church, city and other officials started to brace themselves on Tuesday for the feast of the Black Nazarene, which is expected this year to draw up to 12 million devotees from all over the country to converge on the Quiapo Church or the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in downtown Manila.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

As power rates rise, ‘solar panels’ a hit on Quiapo sidewalk

RENEWABLE energy is the wise option these days, but will you trust these “solar panels” being sold on the bangketa? NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

From P4,200, Sonny Oswa said his monthly electricity bill went down to P1,500 after turning to solar power to run six electric fans at night.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Baclaran, Quiapo churches ‘structurally safe’ vs quakes


Should an earthquake hit Metro Manila, devotees who regularly attend Mass at Baclaran and Quiapo Churches—two of the most popular churches in the metropolis—need not worry as both are structurally sound.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Quiapo Church now offers weather updates via SMS

PRAYING for good weather? Go one step further to be up-to-date on the latest forecast from Pagasa. Quiapo Church now offers weather updates via text messaging. Find out what you need to do to receive these updates on Page A22.INQUIRER PHOTO

Quiapo residents and parishioners of the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, more popularly known as Quiapo Church in Manila, can now get weather updates and warnings through text messaging from the parish.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Transport operators to Estrada: OK more bus stops, lessen fees

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada  FILE PHOTO

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has been asked to give the green light in the construction of additional bus stops and to further lower terminal fees in a bid to address problems brought about by the city’s new bus scheme, said a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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