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Philippines’ Catholic devotees nailed to crosses to re-enact crucifixion

Cutud, Philippines Reuters Catholic devotees were nailed to crosses in sweltering heat north of the Philippines capital Manila on Good Friday in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. Around 20,000 Filipino and foreign tourists flocked to San Pedro Cutud village in Pampanga province to witness this annual display of devotion, which the Roman Catholic Church […]

Palm Sunday re-enactment kicks off week of Easter events in Sydney

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Drama student Brendan Paul plays Jesus in a Palm Sunday re-enactment at Circular Quay. PICTURE: Murray Harris Photography A week of Easter-related re-enactments, worship services and events kicked off in Sydney on Sunday with Wesley Mission’s Palm Sunday re-enactment of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem at Sydney’s Circular Quay. Dressed in period costume, 25-year-old drama student […]