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Baptism in Emergencies

Emergency
In case of necessity or mortal danger, any person, even a heretic or an infidel, can administer the sacrament of Baptism. While pouring water on the head of the person to be baptized, he or she should say: "I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." If the water cannot be poured on the person's head, then it should be poured on some other principal part of the body. If there is doubt about whether the person is alive or dead, the person should be baptized conditionally, with the words: "If thou art alive, I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost."
 
A priest must be informed of any such baptism as soon as possible, so that arrangements can be made to perform the supplying ceremonies if the baptized person should survive, so that the baptized person may receive a Christian burial if he or she should not survive, and so the Baptism may be recorded in the Church's registers.