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The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene (Spanish: Basílica Menor del Nazareno Negro; Filipino: Basílika Menor ng Itím na Nazareno), known canonically as the Parish of Saint John the Baptist and also known as Quiapo Church (Spanish: Iglesia Parroquial de Quiapo; Filipino: Simbahan ng Quiapo), is a prominent basilica in the district of Quiapo in the city of Manila, Philippines. The basilica is famous home for the Black Nazarene, a dark statue of Jesus Christ said to be miraculous. The basilica is under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Manila and its current rector is Rev. Fr. Rufino C. Sescon, Jr.

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Quiapo Church
Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene
Parish of Saint John the Baptist
Parroquia de San Juan el Bautista
Façade from Plaza Miranda
Quiapo Church
14.5988113°N 120.9815869°E / 14.5988113; 120.9815869
LocationManila
CountryPhilippines
DenominationCatholic
Websitequiapochurch.com
History
StatusBasilica
Founded1586 (1586)
Founder(s)Fray Antonio de Nombela OFM
DedicationJohn the Baptist
Cult(s) presentBlack Nazarene
EventsTraslación
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Heritage designationNational Historical Commission of the Philippines
Designated1939
Architect(s)José María Zaragoza
Architectural typeBasilica
StyleMexican Baroque
Completed1984
Administration
ArchdioceseManila
Clergy
ArchbishopJose F. Cardinal Advincula, Jr.
RectorRev. Fr. Rufino C. Sescon, Jr.
Vicar(s)Rev. Fr. Hans D. Magdurulang
Rev. Fr. Jonathan Noel M. Mojica
Rev. Fr. Robert B. Arellano, LRMS
Assistant priest(s)Rev. Fr. Earl Allyson P. Valdez
Rev. Fr. Franklin M. Villanueva
Rev. Fr. Yulito Q. Ignacio
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