Priest loses temper & slaps toddler during baptism (VIDEO)
A video has emerged online which shows a French-speaking priest slapping a crying toddler during a baptism. A shocked father grabs the child out of the clergymans arms.
The incident took place inside a church during a baptism ceremony, as seen in footage that emerged on Wednesday. Visibly scared, the toddler is crying, which apparently annoys the clergyman. After he fails to calm the child down, the priest ends up slapping the child, uttering the words “Calm down” in front of the toddlers surprised and shocked parents. For a few moments, they look speechless but the father then grabs his child out of the priests arms.
Its not yet clear exactly where and when the incident captured in the video took place. However, the priest is speaking French and the story appeared on a local news website of Martinique and Guadeloupe, French territories in the Caribbean Sea.
People on YouTube took to the comments section to express their outrage at the priests behavior. “This is in front of cameras, what would happen behind the scenes when you leave a priest and a child alone?” one person wrote.
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