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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Mormon letter warns members to stop proxy baptisms

JTA March 4, 2012

A letter to be read in all Mormon churches warns members to stop all unauthorized posthumous baptisms, including those of Holocaust survivors. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the highest governing body of the Mormon...

Daniel Pearl posthumously baptized in Mormon rite

JTA February 29, 2012

Daniel Pearl was baptized in a Mormon proxy ritual in another case of a prominent deceased Jew discovered to have been baptized posthumously in recent weeks. Pearl, a Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and executed by terrorists in Pakistan in February...

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