January 21, 2013
Pope Benedict baptized 20 babies as he celebrated the feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the Sistine Chapel Jan. 13. The pontiff told parents Baptism would bring their child into a “personal relationship with Jesus” that would give their lives meaning.

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Papal Baptism

Pope Benedict baptized 20 babies as he celebrated the feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the Sistine Chapel Jan. 13.

The pontiff told parents Baptism would bring their child into a “personal relationship with Jesus” that would give their lives meaning.