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02/07/2013 at 06:23
Do the godparents you choose have to be christened themselves?
02/07/2013 at 07:29
In the Catholic Church they do - I'm not sure about other faiths. Our priest is pretty traditional though .
02/07/2013 at 08:04
I am godparent for a beautiful little girl - when her mum was sorting the godparents out she was told that they did have to be christened. BUT she had her sister to be a godmother who was not christened and they didnt ask for proof or anything.x
02/07/2013 at 08:30
Yes they do. They can be Christened at the same time though I believe. As suzie says they wont ask for proof but I would suggest that fibbing about it isnt really the way to go!
02/07/2013 at 08:35
Yes they do, although they never asked to see proof at all. I reckon God will know though...
02/07/2013 at 08:48
C's godfather wasn't Christened. I was never asked if the godparents (or indeed, myself) were Christened. She probably assumed everyone was
02/07/2013 at 08:55
B was dedicated in a baptist church and no, wasn't asked if they were christened.
02/07/2013 at 09:45
I have two godchildren. I wasn't asked either time if I've been Christened. I have been, as it happens, but no-one asked.
02/07/2013 at 09:47
Not always - I'm a god parent, the church my god daughter was Christened at knew I wasn't Christened and it wasn't a problem.
02/07/2013 at 09:59
Thanks all.. Will see what the vicar says!
02/07/2013 at 13:33
Apparently the catholic church are a lot more chilled out about these things now. Two of our chosed God parents aren't christened and no one seems bothered about it.
02/07/2013 at 13:34
One of Zoe's godfather's isn't christened and so couldn't be an official godparent - we refer to him as her odd-parent, which in this case is very approrpiate
02/07/2013 at 14:24
One of Matilda's isn't. Was never mentioned.
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