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Bergenfield NJ church marks 500 years of Christianity in Philippines

BERGENFIELD — On the Sunday before the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth, parishioners at St. John the Evangelist Church gathered for song and prayers led by Father Oliver Nilo to honor the Virgin Mary and the Son of God.
As Nilo recounted the story of Elizabeth greeting a pregnant Mary, a large wooden cross stood to his left, a new …

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