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Thousands of pilgrims gather at Baptism Site in Jordan

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Added On January 13, 2019

 More than 2,000 Christian Catholics gathered at the Baptism Site in Jordan on Friday, to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ annually.

 
Among the pilgrims are Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
 
According to Christian tradition, John the Baptist baptised Jesus Christ. And this site is believed to be where that haved happened.
 
Localed on the east bank of the Jordan river, the spot is considered one of the most important sites in Christianity.