There's An Insane Spanish Festival Where People Dress As The Devil And Jump Over A Bunch Of Babies

Probably less safe than baptising them, on balance.

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Here he is trying to whip a youth.

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This is all part of a Spanish holiday that takes place to celebrate the Catholic feast of Corpus Christi in the village of Castrillo de Murcia.

Here are some babies having some confetti dropped on them.

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The festival, held on the first Sunday after Corpus Cristi, is a catholic rite of the devil cleansing babies of original sin.