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View Poll Results: Who do you think Felipe and Letizia will choose?
Infanta Elena or Jaime de Marichalar 47 30.92%
Infanta Cristina or Iñaki Urdangarín 63 41.45%
Jesús Ortiz or Paloma Rocasolano 28 18.42%
Menchú Alvarez (Letizia's paternal grandmother) 11 7.24%
Francisco or Enriqueta Rocasolano (Letizia's maternal grandparents) 4 2.63%
Telma Ortiz (Letizia's sister) 39 25.66%
Members of another Royal Family (please specify) 27 17.76%
Other suggestion, please specify 8 5.26%
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Old 09-27-2006, 08:22 AM
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Godparents are chosen as the religious and spiritual parents of the children in the Catholic church. A baby baptised in the Catholic Church must have godparents who are practicing Catholics.
That makes sense, how can you choose protestant godparents for a kid to be raised in the catholic faith, Im catholic and about to receive my confirmation and I've always been taught that.
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Old 09-27-2006, 10:48 AM
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I was thinking the same thing. If Felipe and Letizia chose one of his sisters to be a godparent, I think it would be Elena based on the simple fact that she's older.
Cristina worked by this logic. Elena is Juan Valentín's godmother and Felipe is Miguel's godfather.
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:05 PM
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Well i think that the godparents will be Elena and Jaime. Elena is the older sister and successive to the throne after the Princes Felipe and his children.In this sense,I believe that they are “the most important” couple of the family after the kings and the Princes of Asturias and they will be the godparents of the new baby.
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Re Prcss Alexia: Didn't she convert when she married Carlos?
Actually, I think Carlos was the one who converted. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old 09-27-2006, 09:56 PM
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Yes i think he did, because their three kids are baptized by the greek orthodox church.
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Old 09-29-2006, 03:39 PM
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Elena and Christina as Godmothers
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Old 09-30-2006, 04:02 PM
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in catholic christenings there's only one godmother and one godfather, so the possibility of both sisters being godparents is non existant
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Old 09-30-2006, 04:07 PM
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o ok Then.............Christina!
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Old 09-30-2006, 04:49 PM
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I hope the goodparents of the next childe will be Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín.
Every time i se a pic of CP Letizia together with Infanta Elena she always looks cross..Infact i don´t think that CP Letizia and Infanta Elena have the best relationship together.
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Old 09-30-2006, 05:19 PM
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My vote goes for Cristina and Iñaki
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Old 09-30-2006, 05:36 PM
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I voted for Infanta Elena.
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Old 09-30-2006, 05:52 PM
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This is very complicated. So I believe that I am going to be discarding.

I do not believe that the Kings repeat as godfathers. The Kings were chosen as godfathers of Leonor, if we subject ourselves to the tradition, this it was an indirect way of supporting Leonor as heiress. Since I have repeated several times, the topic of if Leonor will be or not heiress, it is a strictly legal topic, in the thought of the Royal House, the politicians and the society, Leonor will be the heiress.

Neither I believe that Jaime or Iñaki are the godfathers. Jaime is not a godfather of any of the children of the Infanta Cristina, Iñaki, is not a godfather of the children of Elena. And Letizia was not the godmother of Irene either. So it would be very strange.

The godmother can be any of 4 sisters of the parents, probably me it would be able with Elena or Thelma. The godfather, is more complicated, because there are few men in the family. If he is not the grandfather Jesus Ortiz, I share the opinion of which they can be Beltrán Gómez Acebo or Konstantin of Bulgaria. The Prince Felipe is a godfather of Luis Gómez Acebo and of Sofia of Bulgaria. They and their wives are of the best friends of the Princes.
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How about Fransisco Letizias Grandfather?
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Old 09-30-2006, 06:03 PM
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How about Fransisco Letizias Grandfather?
He already is the godfather of Letizia.
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Old 10-01-2006, 01:38 PM
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This is modern times. They should have both royal and non-royal godparents for the yet unborn prince whether the law is changed or not. I'm still in favor of the Infantus Eleanor being the Queen of Spain. Just make it retroactive to 2005.
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Old 10-08-2006, 10:41 AM
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i voted for cristina and menchu, although it's unlikely they will choose two ladies.

(i secretely voted for other royals as well in the hope that they will invite another royal houses to the christening :), but i doubt that will happen considering how reserved the spanish family is).
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Old 10-08-2006, 11:22 AM
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i think that it must be thelma and letizia's cousin david rocasolano
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i think that a possible choice is Pablo of Greece since he is cousin and friend of Prince Felipe, and Felipe is godparent of one of his sons. For Godmother i think in infanta Elena because she is the oldest sister os Prince.
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Old 10-08-2006, 12:29 PM
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I think they will choose Thelma or Erica as a godmother and one of Felipe's cousin or close friends as the godfather. It's sure that eventually one or even both Infantas will be "employed" being the godmother of one of Felipe's kids, but not necessarly this time.
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Old 10-08-2006, 02:36 PM
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I'm hoping Menchu Alvarez and Felipe's best friend
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