Filipino Roman Catholic devotees climb the carriage to kiss the image of the Black Nazarene during a procession to celebrate its feast day on Monday, January 9 in Manila, Philippines. The Black Nazarene is a dark wood sculpture of Jesus brought to the Philippines in 1606 from Mexico and considered miraculous by Filipino devotees.
Men climb a tree to get a better view of the procession.
A devotee carries a replica of the Black Nazarene. The raucous celebration drew tens of thousands of devotees in a barefoot procession for several hours around Manila streets.
Devotees climb the carriage to kiss and rub the Black Nazarene.
Devotees carry the image of the Black Nazarene for a procession to celebrate its feast day.
Philippine National Police Special Action Forces scan the route as Filipino Roman Catholic devotees carry the Black Nazarene on January 9 in Manila, Philippines.