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Actor Mario Lopez travels to the Holy Land, gets baptized in the Jordan River

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Actor Mario Lopez was baptized in the Jordan River during a trip this week to the Holy Land.

On Thursday, the Jerusalem Post reported that Lopez was observed traveling all around Israel over the last week, visiting different holy sites.

What are the details?

In a Tuesday video, Lopez said that he had arrived in Israel.

"Finally in the Holy Land," he revealed. "Kicking it where Jesus used to be. ... Tomorrow, we are hitting the Sea of Galilee."

Made it to Israel. Barely... #CrazyLongDay

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A day later, the actor shared a video of himself getting ready to take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, where he pointed out "Jesus walked on water."

Sailing the Sea Of Galilee... #HolyLand #Tiberius #GoinFishin

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According to the Post, the actor went on to visit sites like Capernaum, the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Jerusalem.

On Thursday, Lopez shared Twitter videos featuring his baptism in the Jordan River.

About the baptism, Lopez said, "We are at the Jordan River where John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ. I’m about to get baptized. It’s a beautiful day. There’s a really cool Catholic priest that’s gonna do me the honors. And there’s a sermon going on right now. So I’m going to join these fine folks and then, bam, taking a dip! It’s on!"

Lopez later shared the video of the baptism and captioned it "Spiritual moment."

Spiritual moment...#Baptized #JordanRiver #Catholic

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