Filipinos Revere The Black Nazarene

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Black Nazarene devotees jostle with one another to touch the rope... News PhotoBanquet,Black Nazarene,Cultures,Horizontal,Human Interest,Manila,Philippines,Pilgrim,Pulling,Pushing,Religion,Rope,Spirituality,TouchingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Dondi TawataoMANILA, PHILIPPINES - JANUARY 09: Black Nazarene devotees jostle with one another to touch the rope tugging the Black Nazarene, during the 406th feast of The Black Nazarene on January 9, 2013 in Manila, Philippines. Devotees march barefoot as a sign of sacrifice during the procession as the Black Nazarene is carried in turn through Manila's thouroughfares. The dark wood sculpture of Jesus was brought to the Philippines in the 1600s during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines and is revered by Catholic devotees who claim the statue possess miraculous powers. (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)