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(News) A GREEK orthodox priest’s technique has come under fire after he appeared to baptise a tiny baby a little too vigorously. In footage that is trending online, the man of the cloth repeatedly dunks the naked baby into the baptismal font. The child is rapidly dunked three times into the water before being handed back to his seemingly unperturbed parents. According to The Sun the footage was taken in Ayia Napa, Cyprus, at a Greek Orthodox Church.


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Orthodox baptisms are usually done ‘forcefully’ but many online commentators have criticised the priest’s rather rough approach.

One Twitter user posted: “Omg that’s the most violent baptism?! I’ve ever seen?!”

Another commented: “Baptism?? More like attempted murder.”

A third wrote: “But this sort of baptism. Aaaah. It’s actually “Roughism”.

Others also pointed out that the vigorous actions by a priest in the Greek Orthodox Church was not that unusual.

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One wrote: “I went to a Greek baptism last year an this is genuinely what it’s like, thought the guy was gona drown the baby haha.” [sic]

Another posted: “That was a Greek baptism and very custom. It also wasn’t just water, but olive oil in that said water.”

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i would never consent to anyone doing such to my kid...
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i would never consent to anyone doing such to my kid...

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Christianity has always been a violent religion.
It looks like the priest is trying to tenderize the poor baby who has no choice in the matter.
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