The Black Nazarene, known to devotees in Spanish as Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno is a life-sized, dark wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ carrying the cross, believed to be miraculous by many Filipino Catholics.

The Black Nazarene, known to devotees in Spanish as Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno is a life-sized, dark wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ carrying the cross, believed to be miraculous by many Filipino Catholics.

Filipinos flock the procession of the Black Nazarene

In Pictures: Devotees flood "Black Nazarene" procession

The Procession of the Black Nazarene (20 photos)

The Procession of the Black Nazarene

Tight security as Philippine pilgrims honour Black Nazarene statue.

Philippine pilgrims honour Black Nazarene statue

PHILIPPINES, Manila : TOPSHOT - Devotees join the annual procession with  the religious icon of the Black Nazarene (bottom-L) in Manila on  January 9, 2016. Barefoot men and women in search of miracles hurled  themselves above huge crowds to touch a centuries-old icon of Jesus  Christ as one of the world’s largest Catholic festivals got under way.  AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

PHILIPPINES, Manila : TOPSHOT - Devotees join the annual procession with the religious icon of the Black Nazarene (bottom-L) in Manila on January 9, 2016. Barefoot men and women in search of miracles hurled themselves above huge crowds to touch a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ as one of the world’s largest Catholic festivals got under way. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

TV Mass -"Friday 5th week of 40 days LENTEN Prep."Quiapo Black Nazarene ...

TV Mass -"Friday 5th week of 40 days LENTEN Prep."Quiapo Black Nazarene ...

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