Articles on this issue "baptism"
A controversy has been brewing over an article in the Italian press that contends the Vatican tried to keep baptized Jewish children from rejoining their families after World War II. It …read more
John Paul II baptized seven adult catechumens from four continents during the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. The most solemn rite of the year began at 8 p.m. Saturday in the atrium of …read more
The French bishops' conference announced that 2,374 adults will be baptized during the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday. The figure shows a slight increase over last year, when 2,335 people …read more
Avvenire).- Turkish authorities are investigating a Capuchin friar for baptizing a 26-year-old Muslim who asked for the sacrament but later turned on the priest. Italian Father Roberto …read more
The Catholic Church in France is experiencing a wave of adult baptisms -- 2,335 will be celebrated this Easter Vigil -- while childrens baptisms are dropping. The number of child baptisms has …read more
John Paul II today baptized 20 children and emphasized the parents responsibility in their childrens spiritual growth. Looking at the babies -- nine boys and 11 girls from Italy, Spain, the …read more
For the first time in the history of the Church of England, baptized Anglicans are now a minority in this nation, The Telegraph reported today. Research by the University of Sheffield has …read more