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15 Photos Of People Actually Getting Crucified To Celebrate Good Friday

Still probably less painful than spending time with your family on Easter. Here are some extraordinarily dedicated penitents in the Philippines getting nailed to crosses in observance of Holy Week. WARNING: Graphic images.

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ERIK DE CASTRO / Reuters

Filipino penitents are nailed to wooden crosses during a reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday in San Fernando, Northern Philippines, April 6, 2012. Several Filipino devotees had themselves nailed to crosses Friday to remember Jesus Christ's suffering and death, an annual rite — rejected by church leaders — in this predominantly Roman Catholic country.

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