The situation via the AP through the WaPo:
VATICAN CITY — With wails resounding amid the splendor of the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis on Sunday baptized 32 infants, and at one point in the ceremony told mothers to feel free to feed their crying babies.
And then, this:
Among those baptized Sunday was a baby girl whose parents, who live in Tuscany, had some time ago approached the pope during an appearance at the Vatican and asked if he would baptize her, a Tuscan daily, Il Tirreno, reported.
The parents had been married in a civil ceremony but not in the church. Some local clergy balk at baptizing infants whose parents didn’t wed in church, but Francis readily granted their request, the newspaper said.
And then the Catholic inter-webs exploded. Some Catholic takes:
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