CDF, Notification on the Invalidity of Baptism, 9 March 1991, AAS 85 (1993): 179.


It was asked of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, whether the baptism conferred by the community popularly known as “The Christian Community” or Die Christengemeinschaft founded by Mr. Rudolph Steiner, is valid or not.

This Congregation, have completed a diligent examination, decrees with the response: Negative.




CDF, 9 March 1991, Notification on the Invalidity of Baptism, AAS 83 (1991): 422; Notitiae 27 (1991): 637.