Lenten Rites in Pampanga, Philippines 18 Nov 2017
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Every year, actors and penitents from all over the world congregate on the Philippines to stage this symbolic performance during Lent. Re-enactments of the Crucifixion and sufferings of Christ take place. Some penitents go so far as being nailed to a cross on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday before Easter.
This article was originally published on March 25, 2016