Can a Catholic be a sponsor at a non-Catholic Baptism?

I have a friend who was not raised Christian and has recently started going to a NON Denominational Church. I have been very supportive on his path to Christ.

He is getting baptized this weekend at this church and has ask me to be his sponsor. I’m going to dunk him in a pool of water… I am very flattered but I’m not sure how I should recognize his baptism as a Catholic?


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