Pets head to church for blessings

Updated: Jan 18, 2013 20:01 IST

A man holds on to his iguana, perched on his cap, before receiving blessings by a priest in a church in Xochimilco, on the outskirts of Mexico City. People take their animals to churches to be blessed during the day of Saint Anthony Abate, the patron saint of domestic animals. Reuters Photo
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A man holds on to his iguana, perched on his cap, before receiving blessings by a priest in a church in Xochimilco, on the outskirts of Mexico City. People take their animals to churches to be blessed during the day of Saint Anthony Abate, the patron saint of domestic animals. Reuters Photo

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