Best of Jesus Christ

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Thousands of Catholic devotees jostle for positions as they climb... News PhotoAnnual Event,Black Nazarene,Climbing,Honour,Jesus Christ,Kissing,Manila,Parade,Philippines,Pilgrim,Position,Pushing,Religion,Statue,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThousands of Catholic devotees jostle for positions as they climb over one another to try to kiss the cross (C) draped on the statue of Black Nazarene during the annual procession in honor of the centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ in Manila on January 9, 2013. Masses of Catholic devotees swept through the Philippine capital on January 9 in a spectacular outpouring of passion for a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ that many believe can perform miracles. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)