The Greek word that the Bible uses for baptism is “baptizo” (βαπτίζω), which means, “to immerse.” Does this mean that Catholic baptisms are invalid since priests pour water instead of immerse? In this edition of Ready Reasons, I give the reason why the answer is no, and explain why pouring is a legitimate method to baptize.

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