Originally posted on WGN-TV:
In the Philippines, it’s tradition on Good Friday for some is to actually suffer crucifixion.
This year, nine devout Catholics had themselves nailed to crosses, duplicating the passion of Jesus Christ.
Thousands of Filipinos flocked to San Fernando City in Pampanga province to witness the event.
Some 200 police were on-hand to make sure things didn’t get out of hand.