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Quiapo Church closed until Jan. 6

/ 04:36 AM January 04, 2022

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MANILA, Philippines — The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, or Quiapo Church, will be temporarily closed from Jan. 3 to Jan. 6 amid the rising number of COVID-19 infections.

Fr. Douglas Badong, parochial vicar of Quiapo Church, announced on the church’s Facebook page that it would reopen on Jan. 7 in preparation for the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Jan. 9.

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Badong said they would disinfect and clean the church during its temporary closure.

“This is part of our preventive measures … so we call on everyone to unite with us and our local government to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” Badong said.

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