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godparent

a person who stands sponsor to another at baptism
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Bookmakers have already opened books on who the royal couple will pick as the godparents for their daughter, with William's cousins Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie early favourites.
Object of the contract is the examination, development, coordination, implementation and monitoring of existing campaign Organ godparents will be to organ and tissue donation.
th] anniversary year in 2015, the company is honoring the role that The Love Boat played in its history by selecting the original Love Boat cast members to serve as godparents for its new cruise ship Regal Princess.
Though godparents are typically supposed to act as spiritual directors and step in if an original parent dies, in some parts of Italy, appointing godparents is a way of extending a family, sometimes with criminals.
Martha Constantinou, the Head of the Cyprus stores, stated: "This new christening collection is defined by the excellent quality and fit of Marasil, values through which we gained the trust of mums and godparents and we are very proud of this.
The naming ceremony also reminds parents and godparents of their responsibilities, not the least of which is to impart their own hard-won experience and to provide guidance, while allowing for the child to choose her own path in life.
Prince George's gown was gorgeous too and we had six godparents, while Prince William and Kate had seven.
On days like this, though, Sky News tops the lot, with human calculator Paul Harrison: "Seven godparents in total.
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has stressed the importance of Prince George's godparents helping him to "grow and flourish" in his christening address.
Washington, October 24 ( ANI ): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 3-month-old son Prince George has seven godparents, it has been revealed.
Ahead of the much-anticipated christening of Prince George, son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, speculation were rife about who will attend the ceremony and who the Godparents to George will be.