Baptism is a permanent curse

Sort of related; isn’t it good to be alive in a time when we have the right to raise our own kids?
  

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgardo_Mortara#Mortara_case

In 1820 Italy, non-christians weren’t allowed to raise kids who had been baptized. So when a servant allegedly splashed water on a boy to baptize him at the age of six, the Vatican had grounds to kidnap him from his Jewish parents. They sent him to an orphanage, and brainwashed him into being a priest. The parents never got him back.
Even now if (literally) anyone baptizes you and says a few words, you’re registered as a Catholic for life. It doesn’t have to be a priest either.

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