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Video: Pope Francis baptizes children in Sistine Chapel

On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Sistine Chapel and baptizes 32 children.

Following a long-standing tradition, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday. The feast commemorates Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River by His cousin, St John the Baptist.

During the ceremony, the Holy Father baptized more than thirty children born in the past year to families of Vatican employees and diplomats accredited to the Holy See.

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