Do we need a new godparent?


#1

My nephew has left the Church. He was the godparent to his sister’s daughter i.e. his niece. Does his sister - a devout Catholic-now have to seek a new godparent since my nephew is not “fit” to guide his niece is our faith?


#2

The following links should answer your question about a new godparent. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:

Do I choose a new godmother?
What do we do about a deficient godparent?
Can I replace a godmother who has left the Church?


DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.