Modern day crucifixion


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A penitent cries as he is nailed on a wooden cross in a voluntary ritual to mark the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Cutud town in Pampanga province, north of Manila April 10, 2009. Numerous penitents were nailed to a cross on Good Friday in the most extreme display of religious devotion in the Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country. REUTERS/John Javellana