(RNS) For decades, nobody would talk about the babies these mothers lost. Now they have a place to mourn.
Articles tagged “baptism”
JERUSALEM (Reuters) In a quick visit to Jerusalem, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had their toddler daughter, North West, baptized on Monday at a 12th century Armenian church in the old walled city.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope departed from his prepared text which included the phrase “give them milk,” and inserted the Italian term “allattateli,” which means “breastfeed them.”
AMMAN, Jordan (RNS) While Israel has long claimed that Jesus was baptized on the Israeli side of the river, increasingly, scholars are lining up to support archaeological research showing the baptism site is actually in Jordan.
(RNS) The new wording, approved on Sunday (July 13), only asks whether parents and godparents will “turn away from sin” and “reject evil.”
(RNS) Catholic leaders have carefully, if quietly, avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized. But a new policy drafted by a Wisconsin bishop is prompting worries these baptisms may become a new battleground.
(RNS) All three of the candidates for Southern Baptist Convention president have ideas about overcoming the malaise in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
(RNS) The pastor said that he and the man being baptized were also swept away by the waves, but managed to make it back to shore.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service following the introduction of an alternative liturgy in which parents and godparents need not repent of their “sins” or reject “the devil.”