Catholic Diocese in San Diego says some baptisms may need do-over due to priest’s mistaken language
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SAN DIEGO — The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego is urging anyone concerned that their baptism might have been performed improperly to contact their local priest about a possible do-over. The recommendation came Tuesday in the wake of the resignation of a Catholic priest who acknowledged that he wrongly performed thousands of baptisms in recent years. The New York Times reported Monday that the Rev. Andres Arango was performing a baptism at St. Gregory Catholic Church in Phoenix last year when some people in the pews heard a slight variation of the traditional ritual. The priest said, “We b...