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Crucifixion Reenactment

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Every Easter, Philippine health authorities warn of the danger in taking part in mock crucifixions and self-flagellation rituals.
Penitents are crucified in an annual ritual on Good Friday,

Penitents are crucified in an annual ritual on Good Friday, April 9, 2004 in Cutud, San Fernando, Philippines.

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Every Good Friday, dozens of men have themselves nailed to wooden crosses while others, stripped to the waist, whip themselves to atone for sins, according to Reuters.

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