Faith Inked: Exploring the tradition of Christian tattoos


(ANALYSIS) Holy Week and Easter are perhaps the most important days in the
Christian calendar. Many associate those celebrations with church services,
processions, candles, incense, fasting and penances. However, there is
another tradition that many Christians follow — that of tattooing.

Vienna church offers free Christian-themed tattoos

This black and white image shows the hands of a tattoo artist holding a tattoo gun and applying a tattoo to a customer's forearm.

A walk-in Christian tattoo campaign is organized by a Catholic group in Vienna which will offer Christian-themed tattoos for free. The campaign aims to alter the Church’s “prohibiting and rejecting” perspective of the body. The …

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