De-baptism court battle

 An elderly man in France is fighting for his right to be de-baptized from the Catholic Church.

Last October, a judge in Normandy ruled in his favor. The diocese has since appealed, and the case is pending.

“One can’t be de-baptized,” says Rev. Robert Kaslyn, dean of the School of Canon Law at the Catholic University of America. 

Kaslyn says baptism changes one permanently before the church and God.

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