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Astonishing “Before and After” baptism photos go viral

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Gabriel Vila Verde | Facebook | Fair Use

Aleteia - published on 01/09/22

The astonishing pictures of a beautiful baby girl—before and after her baptism—went viral on Facebook. Priest urges: "Let's try to baptize our children as soon as possible."

Fr. Gabriel Vila Verde published on his Facebook account the “before and after baptism” pictures of little Maria Flor, encouraging readers to consider observing the difference.

Here is what the priest, from the Brazilian state of Bahia, wrote:

Fr. Gabriel concluded with an exhortation regarding the importance of baptism in infancy:

“Let us try to baptize children as soon as possible. Do not deny them the right to be daughters of God!”

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