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Pope baptized 33 babies, marking the baptism of Jesus

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Francis announcement tradition on Sunday, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, baptized 33 babies during the fair in the splendor of the frescoes of Michelangelo’s famous Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. 12 male and 21 female children of Vatican employees. Pour water on his head, he will be officially welcomed as members of the Catholic Church babies. Commemorate the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the Jordan River, marks the end of the Christmas season liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church and the start of the regular season. The Sistine Chapel is the place where cardinals gather to convene to elect a new pope. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Regula where Francis was elected on March 13, 2013

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