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The Black Christ and the Black Madonna

This is a scanned image of the Black Christ of
Portobelo, Panama.
The Black Madonna and Christ Child ofBreznice (Prague)

As the 21st of October approaches, devotees of the Black Christ of Portobelo dressed in their purple robes and “mandas” can already be spotted on their pilgrimage to the small but now universally famous town on the Atlantic coast. Rest assured as we get closer to the date of the festivities hundreds, even thousands, will join them from all over the country and, indeed, all over the world. Continue reading