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Can a non-Catholic friend of mine can go to a priest and receive the sacrament of reconciliation? I believe he’s been baptized but has never really practiced any faith.
Does my friend have a right to demand conditional baptism if he isn't sure his original baptism is valid?
Fr. Vincent Serpa O.P.