Thousands attend Black Nazarene mass
Tens of thousands of devotees swarmed the Quiapo area in hopes of attending mass celebrations in honor of the Black Nazarene amid the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by CNN Philippines.
The Feast of the Black Nazarene has so far drawn around 32,700 devotees in the Quiapo area, according to estimates of the Manila local government. Masses are scheduled in lieu of the Traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene image.
Quiapo Church officials said onsite attendance is limited to 400 devotees per mass.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Health officials appealed to devotees to attend online masses and prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
The annual procession draws millions of devotees to witness the transfer of the venerated image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand to Quiapo Church.
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