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Philippines: Catholic devotees re-enact Passion of the Christ *GRAPHIC*01:21

Philippines: Catholic devotees re-enact Passion of the Christ *GRAPHIC*

Philippines, San Fernando
March 25, 2016 at 17:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Catholic devotees celebrated Good Friday by performing a bloody reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ, in the Phillipine city of San Fernando, Pampanga, Friday.

"When I do this I feel forgiven for the wrongs I've committed against my wife and children," is how Catholic devotee Arjay Magat described his participation in the ritual.

Christians celebrate Good Friday, the first Friday before Easter, as the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion by the Roman authorities. According to scripture Christ was resurrected on Easter Sunday, and through his death, burial, and return delivered his followers from sin.

Philippines: Catholic devotees re-enact Passion of the Christ *GRAPHIC*01:21
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Catholic devotees celebrated Good Friday by performing a bloody reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ, in the Phillipine city of San Fernando, Pampanga, Friday.

"When I do this I feel forgiven for the wrongs I've committed against my wife and children," is how Catholic devotee Arjay Magat described his participation in the ritual.

Christians celebrate Good Friday, the first Friday before Easter, as the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion by the Roman authorities. According to scripture Christ was resurrected on Easter Sunday, and through his death, burial, and return delivered his followers from sin.

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