5.1.3 Qualifications and Duties of Godparents in Infant Baptism
1. The pastor is to see that godparents are qualified according to the canonical norms and that baptized non-Catholic witnesses are used only as those norms permit. 
2. When a godparent comes from outside the parish boundaries, his/her own pastor should testify to their suitability. 
 cc. 872-874; Ecumenical Directory, n. 98.
 Bishop Boyea, Friday email, 2/1/2013.