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In Pictures: The Filipinos Crucifixion And Immaculate Conception (Gory Be)

by | 5th, April 2010

EASTER is the time to forget about the Pope, sexual abuse and paedophiles and think instead of chocolate, Romans, Mel Gibson and having your hands hammered with nails to get the full Easter experience. Anyone who wants to make like Jesus should get to the Philippines, where pretending you’re Jesus is all the rage. It’s a bit like the school play, only the players draw lots. ‘Judas’ gets the cash. ‘Jesus’ gets to bleed. ‘Eric Idle’ gets to sing. And mums and dads get proud…

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(The health department  advocates “well-maintained” whips. […] And they advise that the nails used to fix people to crosses must be properly disinfected first. Often people soak the nails in alcohol throughout the year. It being what Jesus would have wanted…) At Christmas, the Christians perform an immaculate conception – which is nice…  Gory Be!

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