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Great commission applies to all believers, but the laity does not baptize. Why?

The Great Commission is a commission given to the Church as a group. It's not a commission given to individuals separately. This is true whether you think of the Church as a single organization or as ...
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Great commission applies to all believers, but the laity does not baptize. Why?

This raises important issues for all Christians, yet only recently have I felt the need to re-check what I was brought up to believe, then to look again at what I saw in mainstream Protestantism when ...
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Great commission applies to all believers, but the laity does not baptize. Why?

In the Catholic church, per the Catchecism (1256), anyone can baptize, but ordinarily it is a minister who does so: The ordinary ministers of Baptism are the bishop and priest and, in the Latin ...
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