Are Assembly of God baptisms valid?


#1

Are Assembly of God baptisms valid in the catholic church?


#2

yes they are, my baptism was in that church, when i went through RCIA, the priest recognized that baptism, all i took at the vigil was the proclamation of faith, then i recived first communion and confirmation


#3

Yes because it is done following the Trinitarian formula prescribed by Jesus.


#4

Excellent! Thank you for your replies.

What other denominations have valid baptisms?
Which do not?


#5

I was told in my RCIA class 2 years ago that the only baptism that was not recognized anymore was Mormon. All the other well-known protestant groups’ baptisms were valid. But you could have some little “store-front” type non-denominational group that only baptizes “in the name of Jesus,” for example, so that might not be valid. These little groups would all have to be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Hope that helps.


#6

Jehovah’s Witness baptisms are not valid either.


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