St. John the Baptist - updates

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The week in photos: June 24-30, 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:17 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

An enthusiast browse through a collection of toys on display during the 2017 ToyCon Pop Life FanXperience at the SMX Convention Center, in Pasay on June 30, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

1 million booked for Turin shroud's return to public view

Apr 18, 2015 - 11:25 PM

The Shroud of Turin will be on display from April 19 to June 24 at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Turin Italy

SHROUD OF TURIN. People look at the Holy Shroud of Turin during a press preview at the Cathedral of Turin, in Turin, Italy, 18 April 2015. Alessandro di Marco/EPA

Lechons and mudbaths at Feast of St John the Baptist

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:13 AM

Whole roasted pigs are dressed like people while locals cover themselves with mud as an act of humility at the religious festival

'Taong Putik' of Bibiclat celebrate

Jun 24, 2013 - 4:34 PM

This celebration outside Metro Manila sees people rejoicing especially when smeared with mud

ANOTHER JUNE 24 CELEBRATION. While we celebrate Manila Day and San Juan Day in Metro Manila, in Nueva Ecija they celebrate the feast of St John the Baptist the 'Taong Putik' way. All photos by Dax Simbol