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Not what you usually see in a religious ceremony.
Father Humberto Alvarez uses a toy to bless his young congregation with holy water.
He says it's a way of reaching out to children who live in a community affected by drug crime.
He also adorns his robes with the images of comic-book superheroes such as Superman and Batman. Alvarez says that like Jesus, these characters are searching for justice.
ask for God's help and protection
- holy water
water that is blessed and used for religious purposes
- reaching out
trying to communicate (with someone)
fair and reasonable treatment