Should people crucify themselves?

What are the Church’s thoughts on individuals crucifying themselves on Good Friday in the Philippines? Some die but all go to the hospital after.

Church authorities have warned against such a practice and discourage it (source). In my own opinion, I ordinarily enjoy Catholic folk piety from around the world but reading of this practice appalled me. Jesus himself did not seek out the cross and prayed fervently that he could avoid it (Matt. 26:39).

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