Philippines Crucifixions

A Filipino penitent wears a crown of barb wire during Good Friday rituals to atone for his sins at the municipality of Paombong, Bulacan province, northern Philippines, Friday, 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.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)