Sicilian archdiocese imposes moratorium on godparents
October 18, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The Archdiocese of Catania has imposed a three-year moratorium because “the once-sacred role has become secularized and merely a way for parents to network and secure connections with local power brokers, including the mafia,” according to a summary of the report.
The Code of Canon Law addresses baptismal sponsors in Canons 872-874.
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