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Pilgrims Baptized in Jordan River
Catholic News Service (10 January 2012)
QASR EL-YEHUD, West Bank (CNS) With 8 year-old grandson Jamal in tow, Hajeh Mattar made her way across a wooden platform alongside the Jordan River. Her plan: to baptize him in the waters of the river at the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism.

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Picture of the Day: Reviving the Jordan River
In this 2005 photo, a couple admire the late afternoon view of the the King Talal dam on the Zarqa River, the second largest tributary of the Jordan River. (photo: Greg Tarczynski)