(Closed) Baptism…

posted 6 years ago in Catholic
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@vintagebride143:  No catholics believe in only one baptism. So because Luthern is still Christian it is accepted. 

For instance I am Baptist. My SO is catholic. Lets say I convert to catholism. I would not need to be baptized in the catholic church, because I have already been baptized. 

However, there are other religions like morman baptisim that would not be acceptable in the catholic church. 

Hope this helps!

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

You (and all Lutherans, Catholics, and members of many other denominations) were really baptized Christian, not “Lutheran.” As long as your baptism was performed “in the name of the Father & the Son & the Holy Spirit,” it is recognized as valid by the Catholic Church. The denominations whose baptisms aren’t recognized (such as Mormons, as the PP mentioned) are the ones that deviate from that formula and don’t include the Trinity (i.e. Father, Son, & Spirit) as part of the ritual.

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