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To: DaveMSmith
I can relate to the unwed mother wanting to baptize her infant son

I did not know about this -- I mean the difficulty the mother would run into pursuing baptism. Had never given it any thought. Although normally I'm on the "rules and correct" side, it does not seem Christian to deny baptism if that's what happens. It certainly isn't the baby's fault and its soul is in need of cleansing from original sin. I hope these innocent infants can be baptized. If not, I wouldn't hesitate for a second to send them to another Christian church, Catholic or not.

15 posted on 05/25/2013 8:48:59 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: steve86

You know I have a hard time believing that this is Church rules (not to allow baptism to a child born of a single mother). I would bet that he was focusing on the secretary who takes it upon herself to judge the unmarried woman.


25 posted on 05/25/2013 4:09:55 PM PDT by piusv
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