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Dolls, wooden and plastic heads and other articles left to express thanks for favors performed by Padre Cícero for cures or illnesses. Called ex-votos, these items are kept in the church on the hill next to the statue of Padre Cícero in Juazeiro do Norte (CE). They are brought by pilgrims who flock to Juazeiro from all over the Northeast and other regions of Brazil.Bonecas, cabeças de madeira e plástico e outros artigos deixados em agradecimento a favores feitos pelo Padre Cícero em forma de curas. Chamados ex-votos, esses itens são guardados na igreja da colina próxima à estátua do Padre Cícero em Juazeiro do Norte (CE). São trazidos por peregrinos que afluem em Juazeiro de todo o Nordeste e de outras regiões do Brasil.


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