Re-Reading Sacrosanctum Concilium: Article 66

Because various elements of the liturgical celebrations marking the catechumenate (such as exorcisms/scrutinies, anointings, the ephphetha ceremony, etc.) had been inserted into the rites of adult Baptism, the Council Fathers directed that both the simple and the solemn rites of adult Baptism had to be revised in order to take into account what belonged to the essence of the baptismal rites proper.

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