Originally Posted by mikesova
I just attended my month old niece's baptism and got to hear the pastor refer to her as a miserable sinner and that she deserved eternal punishment. Then they asked her, the baby, a bunch of questions about what she believed and then everyone in the church answered for her. Messed up...
Its because in the Catholic religion we are all born with sin and baptism cleanses that sin. In a nutshell.