A Ukrainian woman takes part in a baptism ceremony at the Jordan River in Jordan. Some pilgrims believe it is the site of Jesus’ baptism; others say it’s in Israel.
A Ukrainian woman takes part in a baptism ceremony at the Jordan River in Jordan. Some pilgrims believe it is the site of Jesus’ baptism; others say it’s in Israel. Mohammad Hannon The Associated Press
A Ukrainian woman takes part in a baptism ceremony at the Jordan River in Jordan. Some pilgrims believe it is the site of Jesus’ baptism; others say it’s in Israel. Mohammad Hannon The Associated Press

The East Bank makes bid for baptismal tourism

January 16, 2015 6:00 AM