It's an annual thing: Good Friday crucifixions in the Philippines
I've known about it for a long time. It's done in Pampanga, my mother's home province. She's seen them dragging their crosses down the road, and even crucified. I personally wouldn't have the stomach to go anywhere near eyesight.
The soundbite that stuck in my craw came from a Canadian tourist: "Obviously people care very deeply about it, and they're very committed to doing something like this, so, it's fantastic to watch people so committed to, to, uh, to their religion and to their faith."
Yes, well, Michelle Malkin wrote today about a different religion's adherents who are very committed to their religion. And let's also not forget what others did, prompted by their strong devotion to their religion:
So yeah, let's celebrate every instance of how "fantastic" it is when someone's so "committed" to his faith. Good idea.