Baptism of Christ

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Gerard David's Triptych of Jan Des Trompes, 1505.

Priest denounces Spanish Caritas for Christological error

Jan 11, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Father Antonio María Domenech Guillén, a priest of the Diocese of Cuenca, harshly criticized Spanish Caritas for writing “nonsense” about... Read more

Pope Francis baptizes a child in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 12, 2020.

Pandemic forces Pope Francis to cancel annual baptism ceremony in Sistine Chapel

Jan 5, 2021

Pope Francis will not baptize babies in the Sistine Chapel this Sunday due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more

Pope Francis baptizes a child in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis: It is beautiful when babies cry at Mass

Jan 12, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis baptized 32 babies in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, telling parents not to worry if their children cry at... Read more

Pope Francis baptizes a baby in the Sistine Chapel Jan. 13, 2019.

Children must see the faith lived at home, pope tells parents

Jan 13, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

At Mass in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, Pope Francis baptized 27 babies, reminding their parents that the first space in... Read more

Pope Francis baptizes a baby in the Sistine Chapel Jan. 10, 2016.

Pope Francis to parents: teach your children the faith by example

Jan 8, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Sunday baptized 28 babies during Mass in the Sistine Chapel, reminding parents that by asking for the Sacrament... Read more

Pope Francis delivering an Angelus address, March 17, 2013.

Christians must be disciples of the Lamb of God, says Pope

Jan 19, 2014

In his Angelus address today, Pope Francis reflected on Christ as the “Lamb of God,” focusing on the need for... Read more