Baptism

  • US church baptises Mahatma Gandhi February 28, 2012

    Washington: Mahatma Gandhi has been baptised in proxy by a US church, drawing sharp reaction from his grandson and others. Gandhi was baptised by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), headquartered in Salt Lake City in Utah on March 27, 1996; the confirmation of which was completed...
  • Are even the Priests taking to corruption? June 19, 2007

    Baptism is a religious ceremony for purifying and initiating people into Christianity. Once converted, the devotee receives a Baptism certificate as proof of being Christian. However, now a CNN-IBN-Cobrapost special investigation exposes that corruption has crept into religious institutions and some unscrupulous members of the Church are making money by selling...
  • Impact: Faith vendors under scanner June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Baptist Union of North India has reacted strongly to a CNN-IBN and Cobra Post's expose that found some unscrupulous members of the church selling baptism certificates. President of the Baptist Union North India, Reverand Walter David has said that the erring authorities are going to be removed from...
  • Priests sell baptism certificates June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Baptism is one of Christianity’s most sacred rites symbolising purification and a person’s admission to the religion. But for some priests baptism has become a money-spinner. A CNN-IBN and Cobrapost investigation has found that some unscrupulous members of the church are selling baptism certificates, which are needed to prove...