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Saint Raphael cruises waters south of San Salvador

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Fishermen sail a boat with an image of Saint Raphael the Archangel during a procession, at the port of La Libertad, south of San Salvador, on Oct. 23.

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Believers touch the image of Saint Raphael the Archangel before the start of a procession, at the port of La Libertad on Oct. 23.

Saint Raphael was named patron saint of the local fishermen of the port of La Libertad after the image survived an explosion in the port in 1934.

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