Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ (2)

The Malta Independent 2014.04.18 14:41
Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation. Church leaders and health officials have spoken against the practice, which mixes Roman Catholic devotion with folk belief, but the annual rites
DEVOTION, ROMAN, DEVOTEE, CRUCIFIXION, RITE, CHRIST, PH, DN