- Apr 3, 2001Dear Philip,
I believe that the Syriac Orthodox Church would not re-baptize those
who have been baptized in mainstream apostolic churches. The "one
baptism for remission of sins" doctrine, as stated in the Nicene
Creed, has historically favored a more lenient approach towards
accepting the sacrament of baptism received in other churches.
However, all received into the Church undergo chrismation.
--- In SOR-Forum@y..., philhar2001@y... wrote:
> Hello, my name is Philip Harran and I am baptized and confirmed
Catholic who is interested in being received into the Syriac Orthodox
Church. As I have received the sacraments of initiation as a Roman
Catholic, would I need to repeat either of them to enter the Syriac
Orthodox Church or is only a confession of faith required? Thank you
and God Bless.
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