Archives for September 24, 2012

Is This News? German Bishops Withhold Sacraments from the “Un-baptized”

In January 2012, I wrote about the growing trend among Europeans to request that they be “unbaptized”—that is, not content to merely stop attending Mass on Sunday, they wanted to be formally removed from the rolls at their local Catholic parish, and to have any record of their baptism expunged.  They wanted to be "unbaptized."Of course, that’s not possible.  As I wrote before, the Sacrament of Baptism leaves an indelible mark on the soul, and formal resignation from the Church does not oblite … [Read more...]

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