A Russian Orthodox Priest has been suspended because he violently baptized a child.
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In the video, the priest can be seen forcefully submerging the boy in a font.
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After the ceremony, the frightened child had bruises on his neck and shoulder and scratches all over his body.
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The priest claims that he has been baptizing children this way for the past 26 years.
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He blamed the mother’s emotions for being too high for escalating the situation unnecessarily.
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