Millions flock to Manila for religious event

The Philippines marks the Black Nazarene religious event, pinning hopes on God after a difficult year.

    The Black Nazarene procession in the Philippines is one of the biggest Catholic events in South East Asia.

    The tradition has been around for hundreds of years and is as strong as ever.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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