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 Latterday 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? February 22, 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 CNNIBNCobrapost 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 February 21, 2007

    New Delhi: The Baptist Union of North India has reacted strongly to a CNNIBN 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 February 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Baptism is one of Christianitys most sacred rites symbolising purification and a persons admission to the religion. But for some priests baptism has become a moneyspinner. A CNNIBN and Cobrapost investigation has found that some unscrupulous members of the church are selling baptism certificates, which are needed to prove...