Scourging, a practice sanctioned by the Romish Church, whereby an individual, for the mortifying of the flesh, voluntarily scourges himself. This is resorted to in many monasteries at regular intervals, frequently as often as three times a week. and in many cases much oftener. The act is also performed at Rome on particular days during Lent. SEE FLAGELLANTES.

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