The single mom could only bow her head down while carrying her baby as the priest said these words.
The single mom on the video was just about to have her child baptized but instead of going with the usual rite of baptism, the presiding priest chose to deliver a lengthy sermon about having a child born outside marriage.
According to the mom’s mother, this was her 17-year-old daughter’s first baby and first baptism. She had hoped the priest should have just given her advice instead of shaming her in public.
She had expressed her sentiment on facebook and uploaded the video of the said baptism which has now gone viral and has more than 8,000 shares.
Update: The priest, father Romeo Obach, has issued a public apology to the mother and her family:
Meanwhile, in the Vatican…