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« on: January 21, 2009, 04:56:05 PM »

Whose confirmation practices were those of the early Church? Did the early Church confirm right after baptism (as in Orthodoxy) or at the age of 'reason' (as in Catholicism)?
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2009, 05:16:00 PM »

Whose confirmation practices were those of the early Church? Did the early Church confirm right after baptism (as in Orthodoxy) or at the age of 'reason' (as in Catholicism)?

As the Orthodox, of course.  The Vatican's practice doesn't predate the schism.  This has come up on another thread:
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,13375.msg285431.html#msg285431
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