An environmental group decried the mountains of garbage left by devotees and tourists who observed the Holy Week tradition in several famous pilgrimage sites.
Antipolo Mayor Jun Ynares has called on people joining the annual Alay Lakad to observe cleanliness reminding them of the city’s strict ordinance against littering.
An estimated 80,000 people took part in the procession of the replicas of the Black Nazarene took place in Quiapo, Manila Sunday afternoon.
If you are planning to join the 2018 Traslacion, don’t you dare try to carry weapons or other dangerous items.
Some 19 million devotees are expected to participate in various activities, including the grand procession in celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9.
Devotees joining the Feast of the Black Nazarene should not worry about their safety during the annual procession.
To ensure the smooth conduct of the annual Black Nazarene procession, Manila Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada has ordered concerned local officials to begin their preparations at this early.