Baptisms in all their wet glory
A sacred ceremony
In Christianity, the sacred ceremony of baptism is symbolized by the pouring or sprinkling of water on the head or by immersion in water. Baptisms, whether of adults or infants, make for fascinating and moving spectacles, and take place all over the world.
Browse this gallery and take a look at these extraordinary images of people undertaking the very wet rite of admission into the Christian Church.
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