• Nailed to the cross
    Jelico Jibe, 57, grimaces in pain as he is nailed to a wooden cross to mark the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in San Matias, Pampanga. This the most extreme display of religious devotion in the predominantly Catholic country.

  • Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica
    Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica on Maundy Thursday.

  • Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass
    Pope Francis blows on blessed Chrism oil as he celebrates the Chrism Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Maundy Thursday.

  • Sunken ferry rescue operations in S. Korea
    Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship which sank off Jindo in this picture provided by the Korea Coast Guard and released by Yonhap. Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren.

  • Families in pain
    Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry Sewol react at the port in Jindo. Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after the ferry capsized.

Filipinos, Dutch crucified in Good Friday rites

CUTUD, Philippines - Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.
Filipinos, Dutch crucified in Good Friday rites

2 Filipinos safe after rescue from Korean ferry

The two Filipinos who were among those rescued from a South Korean ferry that capsized on Wednesday are safe, Korean authorities have confirmed.
2 Filipinos safe after rescue from Korean ferry

Triumphant Pacquiao back in PH

(UPDATED) Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao returned home to the Philippines on Good Friday, five days after reclaiming his WBO welterweight title from Timothy Bradley.
Triumphant Pacquiao back in PH


How this group helps troubled women
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Korea school official in ferry disaster kills self

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SLIDESHOW: Faith and flagellation in Angeles City
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Airline passengers told to check for MERS

MANILA -- The Philippines on Thursday asked more than 400 passengers who shared an airline flight with a man infected with the MERS virus to check in with the health department immediately.  
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How to recover from bad investments

MANILA, Philippines – Unless you are extremely lucky, losing money is common either through bad investments, mismanagement or foolish purchases.
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Where are your fave celebs on Holy Week?

(UPDATE 3) With most networks airing Holy Week programming, several stars took advantage of the down time to do some traveling. And they're posting some photos of their trip to share to their followers.
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Why Mayweather needs to fight Pacquiao

The clamor remains strong in the US for a superfight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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Tagle leads Washing of the Feet in Manila Cathedral

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle led the traditional Washing of the Feet at the Manila Cathedral on Maundy Thursday.
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Fil-Brit shares 'Tam' experience in Miss Saigon

LONDON - British-Filipino Stephanie Lao was four years old when she was cast as "Tam" in the West End musical hit Miss Saigon.
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18 Abu Sayyafs killed in Basilan clashes, military says

The military is insisting that no less than 18 members of the Abu Sayyaf Group were killed in the latest clashes in the island-province of Basilan.


At least 12 killed in Everest avalanche

An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday, killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said.

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Portland flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir.

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Salamat Dok: Boys, circumcision time!

Summer is the time of the year which most students anticipate. However, in the Philippines, this is also the season when young boys prepare for a traditional rite of passage - circumcision.

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