Procession and Feast of the Black Nazarene 2015 Photos

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Hundreds of thousands Black Nazarene devotees line up the streets of Manila to await the Procession of the Black Nazarene yesterday Jan. 9, 2015.

Procession of the Black Nazarene 2015
Procession of the Black Nazarene 2015

Hundreds of thousands devotees line up the streets to await the Procession of the Black Nazarene. Photo above shows the crowd along Escolta St., Binondo, Manila as the Black Nazarene passes on its way back to Quiapo Church. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

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Devotees find ways to touch the Black Nazarene

As the procession reaches Escolta Street in Binondo, Manila last January 9, 2015 afternoon, devotees find ways to touch the Black Nazarene as they believe they are being blessed by such act. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

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‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene crossing Escolta St. in Binondo, Manila

Photo shows the “Traslacion” or Procession of the Black Nazarene crossing Escolta Street in Binondo, Manila last January 9, 2015 after passing the Jones Bridge where the composite team of the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Red Cross, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Divers on standby at the Pasig River. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

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There are also some unruly devotees

Top left photo shows some unruly devotees stepping on shoulders of fellow devotees in their attempt to climb and hold the ropes of the “andas” or carriage bearing the revered image of the Black Nazarene as the annual Traslacion or procession passed by the Manila City Hall toward the Liwasang Bonifacio and Jones Bridge last Friday (Jan. 9, 2015). (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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Pulling the ropes of the Black Nazarene ‘Andas’

Devotees struggle for an opportunity to pull the ropes connected to the “Andas” or carriage bearing the revered image of the Black Nazarene during the Traslacion or procession from the Quirino Grandstand at Manila’s Rizal Park to the Quiapo Church. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

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Devotees carrying replicas of the Black Nazarene

Thousands of Catholic devotees, carrying replicas of the Black Nazarene, attended Mass at the Quiapo Church as millions of other devotees join the annual procession or Traslacion of the revered icon from Manila’s Rizal Park to the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)

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Tight security during the Feast of the Black Nazarene

Philippine Army personnel (right photo) and other law enforcement units on standby at the footbridge and vicinity of Quiapo church to monitor and maintain peace and order last Friday (January 9, 2015) during the Feast of the Black Nazarene. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)

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