Often there are questions regarding valid or invalid baptisms. The following list is provided to assist parish initiation leaders in identifying those denominations whose baptisms are recognized by the Catholic Church as being “valid,” “doubtful” or “invalid.” This list is not complete and is subject to change as new information is received.
Baptism Guide (English) (rev. February 22, 2016)
Baptism Guide (Spanish) (rev. February 22, 2016)
There also are many churches within the Diocese of St. Petersburg that have “Catholic” in their title, but that are “not affiliated with” or “in union with” Rome. This list is not complete and is subject to change as new information is received.
Churches Not in Union with Rome (rev. August 2021)
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