Catholicism views infant baptism as the norm; a child born to a Catholic parent or parents is ordinarily to be baptized soon after birth: Parents are obliged to take care that infants are baptized ...
Why are babies dressed in white during a Roman Catholic christening (aka baptism)? Is the color symbolic or anything? Can any other color be worn? Similarly, are there some sort of color restrictions ...
I know that Roman Catholics baptize infants, because they believe that infants need to be cleansed of original sin, and that the denial of baptism at infancy by Christian parents is tantamount to the ...
In popular culture, particularly in stories and fairy tales, infants are christened. The story of Sleeping Beauty begins with the christening of the princess, and at her christening ceremony, there ...
For those denominations who practice Infant Baptism, does baptizing the baby have anything to do with the destination of the infant’s soul? Which denomination believes that Infant Baptism is a ...
Many churches do not practice infant baptisms, because they believe that in the Bible baptism is taught to be something done after a person chooses to follow Christ. As an alternative, many of those ...
"Ex opere operato" says that a person must have the proper disposition and desire in order to receive graces through sacraments (correct me if I'm over simplifying this). Does this not apply to ...