Black Nazarene in Manila Draws 1.7 Million Devotees
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WOW!!! Those wee pholipinos are teachin us a or two thing or two in this.
Interesting in ol Mexico I came acros a Negro christo (black CHRIST) In  Vale de bravo
anyhoooo
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(01-09-2011, 06:30 PM)TradCathYouth Wrote: Just about every Filipino Catholic home, wherever they are (save for workers in Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia of course) will have a form of the Santo Nino on a home altar.

My wife is a Filipina and we have two: a "black" Santo Nino and a "white" Santo Nino.
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(01-10-2011, 10:39 PM)Lee Timmer Wrote:
(01-09-2011, 06:30 PM)TradCathYouth Wrote: Just about every Filipino Catholic home, wherever they are (save for workers in Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia of course) will have a form of the Santo Nino on a home altar.

My wife is a Filipina and we have two: a "black" Santo Nino and a "white" Santo Nino.

It probably varies from region to region.
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#14
Howdy folks.

Managed to type up an account of Saturday's Sinulog festivities.  But I'll post a link to that thread here, instead of pasting the long account.  I figure it's more of a "Hello/goodbye" sort of message to the Fisheaters.

http://catholicforum.fisheaters.com/inde...496.0.html
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