San Pedro Cutud - updates

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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

Mimicking Christ's suffering: The mandarame of Pampanga

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Despite discouragement from Church officials, the annual ritual has attracted so many local and foreign spectators that it has been included in the calendar of events of the city government and the regional tourism office

PENITENTS. Barefoot and face-covered flagellants form two lines as they walk along a street in San Pedro Cutud village in San Fernando City. All photos by Jun A. Malig/Rappler

PH carries out bloody Good Friday 'crucifixions'

Apr 03, 2015 - 2:01 PM

UPDATED The annual ritual in scorching hot farmlands outside of Manila is one of many colourful outpourings of faith in the country

San Pedro Cutud: Via Crucis

Apr 19, 2014 - 6:59 PM

The Good Friday rites at San Pedro Cutud culminate with the most brutal re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ

San Pedro Cutud: Bernardo, the aspiring Kristo

Apr 19, 2014 - 11:03 AM

Meet Bernardo, a 40 year-old construction worker who has been participating in the bloody Lenten rites for almost half of his life

Bernardo, 40, construction worker, flagellant of 18 years, and aspiring Kristo.

San Pedro Cutud: The bloody pilgrimages

Apr 19, 2014 - 11:01 AM

In Pampanga, Lenten atonement takes a bloody turn – year after year

Every year, devotees flock to San Pedro Cutud to witness a group of flagellants whip themselves to a bloody pulp. Photo by Marga Deona

All of Pampanga under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 4:48 PM

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office PDRRMC said the damage to agriculture and infrastructure in Pampanga have reached P23 128 000