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Ryken wrote:

Hi, guys —

  1. When you get baptized in a Catholic Church do you have to provide your social security number?
  2. Are there social security numbers in Catholic records?
  3. Have there ever been?


  { To get baptized in the Church do you need your social security number and are they on file? }

Mary Ann replied:

Dear Ryken —

  1. No.
  2. No, and
  3. No.

If you are worried that someone does not have documents, please know that pastors no more turn people in for their immigration status than do doctors, schools or hospitals. Even police are forbidden to ask in most cases.

Mary Ann

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