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I have included links to information that appears on each page and below added a few links – please send me a note if you have others to add as a useful resource for others.

A definition – Wikipedia

Church of England

Catholic Church

Uniting Church 

Jewish ‘Godparent’



Secular, adopted & step children


Essential baby: ‘A Guide to Choosing Godparents’ Jo Hartley
Kidspot: ‘The evolving role of the godparent’ Richard Noone
‘What’s the point of Godparents anyway’, Julia Alexander