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In this essay, I use the terms godparent and sponsor interchangeably.
The Anglican church suggests there should be at least three godparents - two the same sex as the child and one of the opposite sex.
I had been a parent for a couple of years by this time and felt slightly more clued in to what I wanted in a godparent.
William and Kate also chose Earl Grosvenor as another of the seven godparents.
The new royal baby, whose christening is set to take place in the fall, will have six godparents with regard to the royal family tradition that chooses three men and three women.
William's godparents included ex-King Constantine of Greece, -Princess Alexandra and the Duchess of Westminster.
The royal contributor also predicts that Harry and Pippa will be "shoo-ins" as the royal heir's godparents.
Each new godparent will trigger a $1 donation from Princess to the New England Aquarium, a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation, up to $25,000.
WALES is a stronghold of social responsibility when it comes to the reasons behind becoming a godparent, despite a wane in the old-fashioned christening service, new research has found.
So one godparent, when told she was buying a K-nex construction set, declined on the grounds that it wasn't a ``character'' toy and would therefore not be as popular as some other presents.
Linzi, one of my daughters, and mother to Megan is Thomas' godparent along with Kerry, James and Sid.