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“Create in me a clean heart, O God.” —Ps. 51:10

These Living Waters: Common Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Baptism

A Report of the Catholic Reformed Dialogue in the United States

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is committed to the unity of the church and is a leader in the ecumenical movement.

One of our ongoing ecumenical commitments is to participate in an ongoing Catholic – Reformed dialogue. 

These Living Waters is a report on the dialogues surrounding baptism


You can find a summary of the recommendations here. 


You can find a summary of the common theological affirmations here.


You can find a study guide for the agreement here.




  • Thank you very much for making this key document and its study guide available to us. Rev. Karen Blatt by Rev. Karen Blatt on 06/10/2013 at 12:41 p.m.

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