8 Fascinating Easter Traditions From Around the World
4Good Friday Reenactments in the Philippines
If you’re in the Philippines for Easter and see men getting whipped throughout the streets, don’t be alarmed. A local tradition for many Filipino men is to act as a trio representing Jesus and the two thieves who were crucified on Good Friday. Some take things to the extreme and carry giant crucifixes, self-flagellate (the Catholic act of whipping oneself), or allow themselves to be whipped by total strangers.
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