BJMP records zero untoward incidents in jails during Holy Week break

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 06:30:02 +0000

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) recorded a zero rate of untoward incidents during the observance of Holy Week, its director announced on Sunday.

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PCG records more than 100,000 outbound passengers on Black Saturday

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:21:28 +0000

PCG records more than 100,000 outbound passengers on Black Saturday

Outbound passengers continue to swell in various seaports nationwide despite the near end of the country’s observance of Holy Week.

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PCG: More than 46,000 passengers leaving seaports for Black Saturday

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:19:26 +0000

PCG: More than 46,000 passengers leaving seaports for Black Saturday

More than 46,000 passengers left various seaports in the country going to their respective provinces from the evening of Good Friday until early Black Saturday.

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More than 7K patients get first aid from Red Cross during Holy Week

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 02:43:06 +0000

The total number of patients attended to by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) for its Holy Week operations has spiked to more than 7,000.

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Campaign period resumes after ban during Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 02:09:16 +0000

Candidates running for a political position in the upcoming elections are again allowed to campaign on Saturday after a two-day ban.

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Pope leads Good Friday procession highlighting modern-day slaves’ plight

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:23:46 +0000

Pope Francis delivers his blessing to worshipers during the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession at the ancient Colosseum (Colosseo, Colisee) on Good Friday, on April 19, 2019 in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP)

Pope Francis on Friday led the traditional Easter week “Way of the Cross” procession in Rome, which was this year took the theme of modern-day slavery and human trafficking, including the prostitutes who ply their trade on Italy’s streets.

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11 years of interactive display on Jesus’ death, resurrection in Taguig

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:32:30 +0000

11 years of interactive display on Jesus’ death, resurrection in Taguig

An interactive art exhibit representing Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection has been a symbolic tradition during Holy Week for 11 years in this upscale side of Taguig City.

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Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good Friday

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:13:45 +0000

Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good Friday

JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims and clergy members are marching through the ancient alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, retracing Jesus’ path to crucifixion in observation of Good Friday.

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‘Littering’ now another Holy Week tradition? Environment group thinks so

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:12:01 +0000

'Littering' now another Holy Week tradition? Environment group thinks so

Aside from joining religious activities, Filipino Catholics appear to have developed another ‘tradition’ during the Holy Week.

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Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:45:19 +0000

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

Hundreds of barefoot men beat themselves with flails and at least 10 were to be nailed onto crosses throughout Good Friday in a blood-soaked display of religious fervor in the Philippines.

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