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Magellans Cross
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  © Photo by: GBLontok  (2002)   All Rights Reserved

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Footnote by: GBLontok  (2002)

This marker reads in part: "The image of the Sto. Ni?o found by the expedition of Legaspi in a house near the present site of the Cathedral of Cebu is venerated by the faithful in the nearby Church of San Agustin."

Other accounts say that the image was given as gift by Magellan to King Humabon. If this was the same image, King Humabon could have left the image in that house from 1521 to 1565

Cathedral of Cebu should not be confused with the Basilica, which is nearby.  The Cebu Cathedral is two blocks away thru an alley to the north.  The phrase "nearby Church of San Agustin" which could confuse you, also pertains to the Basilica del Sto. Ni?o because it was built by Agustinian Fathers (as indicated in the Basilica's marker).  Church of San Agustin was its old name before the title Basilica Minore del Sto. Ni?o was conferred in 1965 on the 4th centennial of Christianity in the Philippines.