Kim Kardashian West, Kanye and North West
Kim Kardashian West, Kanye and North West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have North baptised in Israel

KIM Kardashian West and Kanye West are planning to get their daughter baptised in Jerusalem.

The couple have cut short their trip to Armenia to fly to Israel with 21-month-old North, and Kim's sister Khloe, and they will have their little girl officially welcomed into the Christian faith during their 24-hour trip to the country.

A spokesperson for The Cathedral of Saint James - which is the principal church of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem - confirmed the plans for the 30-minute religious ceremony to the Jerusalem Post newspaper.

Despite his usual reluctance to appear on his wife's reality show, a camera crew for 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' are recording the entire trip and Kanye is "happily playing along", TMZ reports.

The family landed at Ben-Gurion Airport earlier today (13.04.15) and had planned to stay at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, but made a last minute change after their accommodation details were leaked.

As well as having North baptised, the couple will also visit the Western Wall and other holy sites in the city - which is regarded as sacred in the Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths - before travelling to Jordan tomorrow (14.04.15).