The Catholic Church’s recognition of Protestant baptisms is another step toward Rome reunifying with its Protestant daughters.(TerryHealy/iStockphoto)
The Catholic Church’s recognition of Protestant baptisms is another step toward Rome reunifying with its Protestant daughters.
(TerryHealy/iStockphoto)

Catholic Church Recognizes Protestant Baptisms in U.S.

February 8, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
3.5 million Protestants take an important step in reconciling with Rome.
 

The Catholic Church will recognize baptisms performed by some of America’s largest Protestant churches, and vice versa, after the groups signed an agreement on January 29.

The Presbyterian Church (usa), the United Church of Christ, the Reformed Church in America and the Christian Reformed Church in North America signed the “Common Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Baptism” with the Catholic Church in the first formal baptism agreement the Catholic Church has ever signed with an American group.

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