CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH
Notification on the validity of the baptism
This Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has been asked if the baptism conferred in the community called “The New Church” of Mr. Emmanuel Swedenborg is valid or not.
This Congregation, having completed a diligent exam, has determined the response: No.
Rome, November 20, 1992.
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger