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I'm a catholic and I'm really confused on how the Catholic church does things. I do not know how they baptize a person. But a part of me is confused in their baptism. Because, as I observed in other religions, they baptize a person using a river. So I'm really confused.

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Mawia, Caleb Jul 18 '14 at 14:25

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This is a good question and is asked quite a bit. You might find some good info here: – LCIII Jul 18 '14 at 12:54
Do you mean according to Catholics? – Mawia Jul 18 '14 at 12:55
no, not exactly... – Totet Jul 18 '14 at 12:57
I'm sorry. We strictly demand a specific denomination view here. Otherwise it is treated as a Truth seeking question and we close such questions. – Mawia Jul 18 '14 at 12:59
Wait, your title is asking one thing and the body is saying something else. Being "unbaptized" and "method" of baptism are different topics. – Mawia Jul 18 '14 at 13:05

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Well the answer to the question in your title, "Are unbaptized people considered as a sinner?" is yes, but equally as much of a sinner as anyone else. And your question about how Catholics baptize people comes down to tradition. Tradition is extremely important in the Catholic church, and the tradition is what dictates how baptisms are performed. However, the Catechism says that some people experience a "baptism of desire," meaning they are baptized even without the priestly ceremony, so there's some wiggle room there.

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