Catholic World News

Spain: joint recognition of Catholic, Anglican baptisms

February 24, 2011

The Spanish bishops and the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church-- a branch of the Anglican Communion-- have issued a joint statement on the mutual recognition of baptism. The document recognizes the validity of baptisms conferred by pouring and immersion using the Trinitarian formula; in line with recent Vatican documents, it recognizes that baptisms administered by “collective aspersion” (sprinkling) are invalid.

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