Pampanga

Type: Province
Name: Pampanga
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

More than 100 devotees simultaneously do penance in Pampanga

With backs crusted with blood and sweat, more than a 100 devotees walked the streets of Angeles City, Pampanga beating themselves last Thursday.An annual feature in the Holy Week of Filipinos, some devotees even took to carrying heavy wooden crosses to ... [Published GMA News.tv - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Dole all set for 112th Labor Day

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Labor and Employment Central Luzon Office-Central Luzon (Dole-3) has revealed the agency’s activities for the upcoming 112th Labor Day celebration in May 1.The Mega Job Fairs will be held in: SM City malls in ... [Published Sun Star Network - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

BIR padlocks city tire shop

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - Officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) padlocked Wednesday a vulcanizing and tire supply shop along MacArthur Highway in Barangay San Isidro for under declaration of sales.The Valentino Vulcanizing and Tire Supply was ... [Published Sun Star Network - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Canadian found dead in resort

CAMP OLIVAS - A Canadian national was found dead inside a room at Arizona Resort in Barangay Barreto, Olongapo City on Maundy Thursday.Senior Superintendent Pedrito delos Reyes identified the fatality as Eugene Edward McCarron, 72, who occupied room number ... [Published Sun Star Network - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

A spectacle on Good Friday

A Roman Catholic devotee is nailed to a cross during the a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion during Good Friday in Sta. Lucia, Pampanga. Several devotees did their penitence by nailing themselves to crosses in a ritual that has become a spectacle ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 12 reports

Crucifixion rites in Pampanga attract thousands of local and foreign tourists

By Froilan E. MagtotoCITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – Thousands of local and foreign visitors flocked to the crucifixion sites here on Good Friday to witness the reenactment of the passion and death of Jesus Christ.The spectators, unmindful of the scorching ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

San Pedro Cutud: Bernardo, the aspiring Kristo

Meet Bernardo, a 40 year-old construction worker who has been participating in the bloody Lenten rites for almost half of his life.Marga DeonaPublished 11:03 AM, Apr 19, 2014Updated 11:48 AM, Apr 19, 2014Bernardo, 40, construction worker, flagellant of ... [Published Rappler - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Filipinos nailed to cross in Good Friday ritual frowned on by Catholic Church

(A penitent grimaces as he hangs on a cross during the reenactment of the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro ) Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were ... [Published FaithWorld - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines Easter crucifixons draw huge crowds

A penitent nailed to a cross grimaces during a re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines April 18, 2014. Nearly 20 Filipinos and a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

Church leaders and health officials have spoken against the practice which mixes Roman Catholic devotion with folk belief, but the annual rites continue to draw participants and huge crowds, particularly in northern Pampanga province. ... [Published El Paso Times - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Roman Catholic
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

14:35 In pictures: Best images from around the world, April 18

View gallery " " " " " " " " " " In pictures: Best images from around the world, April 18 View galleryIn today's gallery a visitor reaches for of the one of the first mugs of beer after the tapping of the first barrel during the opening ceremony for the ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Good Friday, Alpaca, Manila
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

VISITA IGLESIA | Pampanga’s heritage churches: The splendor of an immovable faith

The intricately painted dome of Betis Church in Pampanga. Photo by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com.The province of Pampanga, located in Central Luzon, has been called as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines for the wide array of sumptuous dishes it ... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 18 2014]

Quotes

"These are private expressions of faith. It depends on the faithful. We cannot prohibit them if they want to express their faith in that way" he added. — Rie Takumi/VC, GMA News
"I wanted to see it personally because there is nothing like this in the world" Philips said
...Berlin's protestant Bishop Markus Dröge lamented the ongoing violence affecting ordinary people in Syria, "who for generations have wanted to live in a religiously and culturally mixed society."
He added that despite the crucifixions being condemned he still took part because the Church "stay atat home during Good Friday instead of reaching out to penitents to explain their side"

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No, really…they honestly, actually, literally drive nails through their hands and feet. WARNING: Graphic images, obviously. A small but very dedicated group of devotees in the northern Philippines crucified themselves on Good Friday, an annual display ...
Filipinos nailed to cross in Good Friday ritual... [Published FaithWorld - Apr 18 2014]
(A penitent grimaces as he hangs on a cross during the reenactment of the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro ) Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were ...
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