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Pope Francis baptizes newborn during his hospital stay

In Rome's Gemelli Hospital, Pope Francis spent his Friday afternoon visiting children in the cancer ward. He brought them rosaries, chocolate eggs and copies of the book, “Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea.”

The Pope also baptized a baby boy born a few weeks ago named Miguel Angel.

Following his 30 minute visit, Pope Francis returned to his room in the hospital.