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Photos: Palm Sunday in the Philippines

Catholics celebrate Palm Sunday to commemorate and honor Jesus Christ's glorious entry into Jerusalem

Street vendors sell palm fronds outside the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila, ahead of the observance of Palm Sunday on April 8.

Catholics celebrate Palm Sunday to commemorate and honor Jesus Christ’s glorious entry into Jerusalem.

On this day, the Filipino faithful Filipinos go to church to attend Mass and have their woven palm fronds (palaspas) blessed by the priest. (Photos by Jire Carreon)

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