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A call for forgiveness

Alec Corpuz, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 18 2019 03:34 PM

A call for forgiveness

A companion whispers words of encouragement to a flagellant doing penance in Mandaluyong City on Maundy Thursday. Many Filipinos still practice self-flagellation and other painful forms of penance even as the Catholic Church has called for a stop to these forms of self-punishment, calling them a misinterpretation of faith.