Greek Orthodox Priest is Accused of Injuring Baby During Baptism

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A priest in Cyprus has been accused of injuring a baby during the baptism rite at a church near Limassol on Saturday.

Video footage shows the priest forcefully immersing the crying baby into the baptismal font. At some point the toddler’s legs hit the edge of the font.

The parents filed a complaint on the incident to the Metropolis. “The priest hit my baby, we all shouted at him to be careful, but he replied I am responsible for the baptism,” Ntina Shitta, the mother’s baby said in a Facebook post.

“The baby became red and was in shock! This priest ruined our most...


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Greek Orthodox Priest is Accused of Injuring Baby During Baptism


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