Pets head to church for blessings

Updated: Jan 18, 2013 20:01 IST

A woman wait to have her pets blessed by a Catholic priest during the Day of Saint Anthony of Abate in Mexico City. The yearly ceremony to ensure the health of their livestock and pets by having them sprinkled with holy water and sanctified is known as the Benediction of Beasts. AP Photo
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A woman wait to have her pets blessed by a Catholic priest during the Day of Saint Anthony of Abate in Mexico City. The yearly ceremony to ensure the health of their livestock and pets by having them sprinkled with holy water and sanctified is known as the Benediction of Beasts. AP Photo

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