Photo of a Christian worshipper in Jerusalem

In a Test of Faith, Christians Mark Good Friday in Isolation

JERUSALEM — Christians are commemorating Jesus' crucifixion without the solemn church services or emotional processions of past years, marking Good Friday in a world locked down by the coronavirus pandemic. The chanting of a small group of clerics inside Je...

Devotees Nailed to Crosses on Good Friday

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines — Several Roman Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to ree...