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the crucifixion of the rebel Spartacus
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Across the country, North and South, Christians gathered in their churches to remember the crucifixion of Christ and to bewail their sins, which made such a sacrifice necessary.
Meanwhile, Christians will be celebrating Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Palm Sunday -- celebrated on the Sunday before Easter -- is commemorated by Christians as the day Jesus entered Jerusalem in the week of his crucifixion, when palm leaves were strewn in his path.
The Passion Fox broke new ground with The Passion, a live musical that tells the story of Jesus Christ’s days before the crucifixion — except, with a twist, it was set in modern-day New Orleans.
Friday's reenactment of Christ's crucifixion was the 32nd for Ruben Enaje, a 57-year-old sign painter who began his yearly rite after surviving a fall from a building.
The Good Friday crucifixion observance is part of a weeklong celebration of the final week Jesus spent on earth, beginning with Palm Sunday followed by Maundy Thursday and the Last Supper of Christ.
On Good Friday, Christians will mark Jesus' death by crucifixion.
Christians from 15 different Plainfield-area churches gathered at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church on March 30 to sing, pray, and reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday at an ecumenical service.
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CRUCIFIXION Defined for English Language Learners
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: an act of killing someone by nailing or tying his or her hands and feet to a cross : an act of crucifying someone
the Crucifixion : the killing of Jesus Christ on a cross
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