Can a non catholic baptize a dying person if the dying person expresses a wish to become catholic?
Fr. Francis' answer:
According to Church law (Canon Law), in danger of death, anyone, including a non-Catholic person, can administer the sacrament of baptism, providing the following conditions are met:
- the person is in imminent danger of death,
- the person expressed the desire to be baptized, or his/her next of kin can testify that he/she has previously expressed such desire, or the dying person is an infant and its parents expressed such desire...