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Troubled Jordan River continues to attract millions of Christian pilgrims

Despite activists' warnings about pollution -- including untreated sewage -- the faithful dip in the waters at the West Bank site where John the Baptist is believed to have baptized Jesus.

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A sacred but sullied spot?
Article | QASR AL-YAHUD, WEST BANK -- Environmentalists claim that the hallowed spot along the Jordan River where Christians believe John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ has become too filthy for human use.

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