Tag: Baptism

House church members raided after Easter baptism in China

Pastor Mao and his church have been targeted by the government for his vocal support for religious freedom and Pastor Wang Yi.

Five Christians baptised in Malaysia

Despite persecution and the present inundations that caused a catastrophe in Malaysia, five people converted to Christianity.

Portuguese episcopate suspends baptisms, weddings and confirmations

These new regulations are introduced almost ten months after the first forced quarantine was announced.

Baptism service broken up by police for defying lockdown rules in Great Britain

“The pastor agreed not to proceed with the baptism or the in-person indoor service,” explained a police spokesman.

Seventeen inmates have been baptised in Mississippi jail

Hundreds of well-wishers congratulated the inmates on their decision.

Children that were nearly aborted have been baptised in Spain

Last month, Cardinal Carlos Osoro, the Archbishop of Madrid baptised fourteen children, whose mothers considered abortion.

Catholic Church in Belgium sees rise in adult baptisms

The number of adult baptisms has grown steadily from 143 in 2010, to 180 in 2015, to more than 300 in 2020.

Poland celebrates the anniversary of its baptism

One thousand fifty-four years ago, Poland became part of Christian civilisation.

UK: Boris Johnson orders the closing of churches

8,077 people were diagnosed with a COVID-19 infection in the UK according to latest data — 422 of them have died.

Italian priest faces problems for baptising a child

The ceremony was attended by the child's parents, the godfather and a photographer.