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PH Red Cross assists 1,634 people during Traslacion 2019

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Volunteer and personnel in a dozen Philippine Red Cross first aid stations serve devotees of the Black Nazarene

FIRST AID. A first aid station from contingent from the Quezon City DRRMO. Contributed photo

IN VIDEOS: The colorful Feast of the Black Nazarene 2019

Jan 10, 2019 - 3:28 AM

Go micro, and dive into the sea of people, through the videos produced by Rappler's Nazareno 2019 coverage team

DUNGAW. The image of the Black Nazarene is brought outside San Sebastian Church to 'meet' his mother, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, for the traditional 'Dungaw' as part of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church after 21 hours

Jan 10, 2019 - 2:23 AM

The image of the Black Nazarene returns to the Quiapo Church at around 2:21 am on Thursday, January 10

NAZARENO 2019. Devotees raise their hands in prayer in front of the San Sebastian Church during the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Black Nazarene arriving at Quiapo Church

Jan 10, 2019 - 2:03 AM

(UPDATED) Watch as the annual Traslacion of the image of the Black Nazarene begins at Quirino Grandstand and ends at Quiapo Church

WATCH: Mary gazes at suffering Nazarene in Dungaw 2019

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:59 PM

The Dungaw depicts the Blessed Mother seeing her suffering Son, the Black Nazarene, on his way to Calvary

DUNGAW. The image of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (right) is depicted gazing at the image of the Black Nazarene (left) at the traditional 'Dungaw' as part of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Traslacion 2019 across the Philippines

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Unlike in Manila where devotees push and pull to climb the Andas, in Cagayan de Oro no one is allowed to reach the image of the Nazarene

DEVOTION. Catholic faithfuls join the traslacion of the Black Nazarene from the Saint Augustine Cathedral to the Nazareno Parish in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo courtesy of Rhoel Condeza

Meet the men who form the 'human bridge' of Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Dozens of devotees offer their shoulders, knees, and backs as platforms for others to cross to and from the Quiapo Church during the 2019 Feast of the Black Nazarene

'HUMAN BRIDGE.' Devotees offer their backs, shoulders, and knees to help passersby switch sides along Quezon Boulevard, the busiest road during the Traslacion. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

WATCH: Walking towards Mary and Jesus during Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Devotees cross crowded streets where each step is another chance to receive blessings from blessed replicas of the statue

MOVING FORWARD. Devotees cross crowded streets to reach San Sebastian Church for the "Dungaw". Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

WATCH: Surviving the busiest road in the PH during Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:40 PM

How do devotees survive the most congested road in the Philippines during the Feast of the Black Nazarene? Faith.

BUSIEST TRASLACION ROAD. Quezon Boulevard is swamped with devotees for Nazareno 2019. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Waiting for Nazareno: The mood in a sea of people

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:28 PM

It's more fun on the ground – sun, sweat, and sore feet notwithstanding

IN PHOTOS: First 12 hours of Traslacion 2019

Jan 09, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Based on previous years, the procession is expected to last about 20 hours, culminating in the image entering Quiapo Church to the cheers of thousands of devotees

Photo by Jire Carreon

Nazareno 2019 begins | Midday wRap

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:26 PM

Watch the midday wRap with Bea Cupin

Devotion or fanaticism? Why devotees sacrifice for Black Nazarene

Jan 09, 2019 - 12:56 PM

The risks are high, but why does the Catholic faithful remain steadfast in its devotion?

WATCH: Why Coco Martin is a devotee of the Black Nazarene

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:49 AM

The actor is one of the speakers at the Quirino Grandstand a few hours before the Traslacion

DEVOTEE. Coco Martin speaks before Black Nazarene devotees ahead of Traslacion 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva

Traslacion 2019 begins as Tagle defends devotees

Jan 09, 2019 - 5:34 AM

The image of the Black Nazarene started moving out of the Quirino Grandstand at around 5:03 am on Wednesday

Hijos de Nazareno Bring the image of the Black Nazarene to the carriage, commonly called “Andas.” Photo by Angie de Silva

Cardinal Tagle defends Nazareno devotees vs 'fanatic' tag

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:43 AM

'Ang tunay na deboto ay nagmamahal,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily on the 2019 Feast of the Black Nazarene

TRUE DEVOTION. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, says, unlike fanaticism, there is true love in a devotee. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Midnight Mass with Cardinal Tagle for Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Watch the midnight Mass for the Feast of the Black Nazarene, with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as homilist

IN PHOTOS: Security tightened on eve of Traslacion of Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:53 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard doubles its efforts to secure all waterways in Manila for the feast of the Black Nazarene

ON ALERT. A PCG Special Ops personnel watches over the waters of Pasig River. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Cops, volunteers among first to join 'Pahalik' for Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 12:42 PM

'Sana'y lahat tayo may pagkakataon upang mapalapit up, close, and personal sa Panginoong Hesukristo,' says Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel

'PAHALIK.' A policeman touches and puts his forehead on a foot of the Black Nazarene image during the traditional 'Pahalik' on January 8, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LIST: Banned items, activities during Nazareno 2019

Jan 07, 2019 - 8:36 AM

Take note! Here are the prohibited items and activities for the Feast of the Black Nazarene 2019

NAZARENO BANS. The Manila Police District lists prohibited and discouraged activities and items during the week of the Feast of the Black Nazarene in 2019. Graphic by Ernest Fiestan

SCHEDULE: Nazareno 2019 activities

Jan 04, 2019 - 8:58 PM

The theme of Traslacion 2019 is: 'Deboto ng Poong Hesus Nazareno, Hinirang at pinili upang maging lingkod Niya'

Photo by Angie de Silva

Inflation rate slows down to 5.1% in December | Midday wRap

Jan 04, 2019 - 1:00 PM

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City of Manila suspends classes on January 9 for Nazareno 2019

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Work in the Manila City government, except in certain offices, is also suspended on January 9, the Feast of the Black Nazarene

NAZARENO 2019. The Black Nazarene is brought in a thanksgiving procession in the first hours of December 31, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pray for Duterte, says Quiapo priest ahead of Nazareno 2019

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel stresses that the Black Nazarene 'is for real,' as President Rodrigo Duterte questions the suffering Christ

BLACK NAZAREN. Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel (2nd from left) addresses journalists in a media briefing on January 3, 2019, ahead of the Feast of the Black Nazarene. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler