Philippines: Deep Devotion to Santo Niño Support to Many Faithful
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Philippines: Deep Devotion to Santo Niño Support to Many Faithful

A super typhoon might have destroyed the gains in terms of economy and well-being of Filipinos amid the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, but their deep devotion to the Santo Niño, or the Child Jesus, and their tenacity to face all forms of adversities have motivated them to move forward and be more resilient…

Philippines’ Black Nazarene: Devotion of a Culture of Touch
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Philippines’ Black Nazarene: Devotion of a Culture of Touch

“The barefoot procession of an almost 4.3-mile journey starts from the Quirino Grandstand at Luneta and snakes its way towards the narrow streets,” Monsignor Ignacio said. “Passing through the city’s winding roads, after 19 hours of spiritual euphoria, the procession eventually reaches Quiapo at the Basilica Minore de Nazareno. The devotees flood by to touch…