Relatives shocked as priest slaps baby in the face during baptism

Angry priest slaps baby who wouldn’t stop crying during baptism

Shocking footage shows a Catholic priest violently slapping a baby in the face during a baptism to stop it crying.

The footage depicts what looks like a standard christening with the priest trying to perform the religious ceremony on a crying baby. The visibly upset clergyman is heard saying "calm down, calm down, you must calm down" before he slaps the child in front of a man and woman who appear to be his parents.

Priest slaps crying baby during baptism.

The priest doesn't let go though, continuing to grasp the child's head as the father pulls him away before the video abruptly ends. I'm going to pour water on the forehead.




"There, you have to calm yourself, you have to calm yourself, there, there", the priest says, according to KFOR. Added another: "A priest slaps my baby and I'm putting him on the cross".

It's unclear whether the priest has been charged or if further action was taken by the child's parents. "Slap. My Child. Imma show you that these hands can do more than show you that I'm praying [sic]". "I would have gone ballistic if that was any of my kids".

"He is just a strict old man who thinks he has to be obeyed and does not recognise the strength of his grips", one person wrote.

Another person said: "If that video would end with the father giving the priest a very strong bitch slap it would be flawless". The clergyman soon held the child's neck and gave him a violent hug.

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