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Europe Prince George's baptism hints at humbler era for British royals (+video)

By the standards of past royal baptisms, today's ceremony for Prince William and Kate's baby is a modest affair. But it is indicative of a broader belt-tightening among the royal family.

Sang Tan/AP

The baptism of Prince George in London Wednesday is an undeniably historic event: the first step in a journey that is likely to see the three-month-old baby one day become Britain's monarch and titular head of the Church of England.

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