Sacraments: Baptism of Fire

When Luci Baines Johnson celebrated her 18th birthday by entering the Roman Catholic Church a fortnight ago, Father James Montgomery capped the ceremony by pouring water on her forehead and saying: "If you have not been baptized, I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit." Luci's conversion turned out to be a baptism of fire as well as of water. Almost immediately, there were angry murmurs of discontent from Episcopal churchmen—not because Luci had left their church,* but because she had been baptized as a...

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