The event in which Jesus Christ was placed and subsequently executed on the cross.

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Is there a hidden theological meaning in the sentence "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”?

In the English Standard Version of the Bible in Luke 23, 34 it is written that Jesus said upon his crucifixion: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” From the Wikipedia article on ...
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Where does the story of the spider on the cross come from?

I have a memory from childhood of being told not to kill spiders because there was a spider on the cross when Jesus was crucified. I cannot find any source in folklore (I doubt if it is anything else) ...