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[VIDEO] Russian priest filmed violently plunging baby into water during baptism

14 August 2019 6:33 AM
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Child abuse
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Russian orthodox
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Please be warned this video is not for sensitive viewers. Russian media reports priest has been banned from the clergy for a year.

Please be warned this video is not for sensitive viewers.

A Russian orthodox priest can be seen violently plunging a resistant one-year-old baby into the baptism bath. Despite the child being too large for the bath, the priest continues to force him in resulting in him being physically abused. According to Sky News and other Russian media sources, the mother reports the child has been traumatised by the incident.

Russian media reports priest has been banned from the clergy for a year.

In this video, the baby's mother can be seen trying to intervene but the priest will not give up.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS VIDEO IS NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS:

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14 August 2019 6:33 AM
Tags:
Child abuse
baptism
Russian orthodox
BarbsWire
WTF

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