Flagellantism began as a militant pilgrimage and was later condemned by the Catholic church as a heretical practice .The practice had it’s origins in the 13th and 14th centuries. Flagellation is a form of penance in the church for sinners to atone for their sins.
We found this video of 2011 new year’s night in Manila at the Emergency Room by Filipino photographer Luis Liwanag intriguing to say the least. Fascinating display of revelry, mishaps and brawls as he puts it. Warning: Graphic content.
Title: Morning Shadow Photographer: Luis Liwanag Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Website: http://pitikbulag.blogspot.com