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  •  Even in those days, a re-baptism would have only (5+ / 0-)

    been done by an ignorant priest UNLESS, her baptism was not Trinitarian. The only exception I can find for that is if one is going to convert to Catholicism was not Baptized in the name of the Trinity. Otherwise, it's accepted.

    Today, any Nicene-Creed accepting catholics (RC, Anglican, Lutherans, Orthodox, and others) would NEVER insist on re-baptism. Because you are correct: it actually violates the creedal structure of those churches to "re-baptize" a person who has been previously Baptized in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

    Pope Francis: the Thumb of Christ in the eyes of the Pharisees.

    by commonmass on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 08:31:13 PM PST

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