Filipinos Revere The Black Nazarene

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A sea of Catholic devotees touch the rope used to pull the carriage... News PhotoAnnual Event,Black Nazarene,Carrying,Catholicism,Honor,Horizontal,Jesus Christ,Life-size,Manila,Parade,Philippines,Pilgrim,Pulling,Religion,Rope,Sea,Statue,TouchingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA sea of Catholic devotees touch the rope (C) used to pull the carriage carrying the life-size statue of the Black Nazarene (not pictured) during an annual procession in honor of the centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ in Manila on January 9, 2013. Masses of Catholic devotees swept through the Philippine capital on January 9, in a spectacular outpouring of passion for a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ that many believe can perform miracles. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)