Chapter 62:

Padre Damaso Explains

(The Summary of “Noli Me Tangere”)

Maria is distraught when she learns that Ibarra has been killed, while trying to escape.  Out of desperation, Maria Clara asks Padre Damaso to break her marriage engagement and to permit her to enter the nunnery.  After vainly arguing with Maria Clara, Padre Damaso gives his permission.

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