Philippine crucifixions - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine crucifixions


IN PHOTOS: Crucifixions in San Pedro Cutud

Apr 14, 2017 - 8:11 PM

The tradition of voluntary crucifixions and self flagellation in Pampanga continues to draw devotees and fascinate spectators

TRADITION. Ruben Enaje (center), 57, is nailed to the cross for the 31st time in Barangay San Pedro Cutud. Photo by Darren Langit

Philippine crucifixions a big money spinner

Mar 27, 2016 - 1:28 PM

A bishop says the Church discourages extreme forms of piety that fascinate many of the country s more than 80 million Catholics

CRUCIFIXION. A Filipino Roman Catholic devotee is nailed to a cross by others wearing period Roman-style military dress in a re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday ahead of Easter in the village of San Pedro Cutud, north of Manila. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP