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Disclaimer: Though I am a Catholic, I am not a canon lawyer, nor a theologian, nor a priest. I am reasonably certain that my answer is correct and in accordance with Church law; but if I am in error I will gladly receive correction. Unfortunately, it appears that such a couple as you describe is not eligible to be godparents at a Catholic baptism. The Code ...


It totally depends on the church that issue the certificate. In many denominations - especially Baptists and other evangelical congregationalist denominations - the certificate itself is generated by the church secretary. It is not a legal form, even if it can be used as a proxy for a birth certificate in some circumstances. In a Roman Catholic church, or ...

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