January 9, 2012. This year’s Feast of the Black Nazarene procession was historic: the Black Nazarene float roamed around Manila and returned to Quiapo Church after a record 22 hours.
The event was also filled with tension, as President Benigno Aquino III himself raised the possibility of terrorists striking during the procession. He instructed telecommunications companies to disable cellphone signals around the procession’s path.
[Manila Bulletin: Devotees defy threat]
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