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|Https://www.studentvillage.one/forums/topic/shocking-easter-7-catholic-devotees- by justseyi(m): 2:07am On Apr 01, 2018|
Seven Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, have been nailed to wooden crosses as a mark of honour for Jesus Christ.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the demonstration was watched by thousands of spectators but frowned upon by church leaders.
Three devotees wearing crowns of twigs were nailed to crosses by villagers dressed as Roman centurions on a dusty hill in San Pedro Cutud village, and four others were nailed to crosses in nearby farming villages in San Fernando city north of Manila, tourism officer Ching Pangilinan said.
The spectacle reflects a unique brand of Catholicism that merges church traditions with folk superstitions.
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