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Scholars call for understanding on both sides of LDS proxy baptism debate

by Deseret News | Everything Else

At the end of a week of media coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the church's ...

Washington Post: What baptism for the dead means to Mormons

by Washington Post | Opinions & Features

Toward the end of May, 1970, I stood waist high in water in a baptismal font of a temple in Hamilton, New Z...

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A Lutheran bishop's perspective on Mormon baptism for the dead

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us" Opinions & Features

The Latter-day Saint practice of vicarious baptism on behalf of the dead is once again a focus of controver...

Church Statement on Violations of Proxy Baptism Policy

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

In response to questions about violations of the Church's proxy baptism policy, the Church issued the follo...

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LDS Church toughens stand against 'improper' proxy name submissions

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

The LDS Church is taking a tougher stand against the unauthorized submission of the names of Holocaust vict...

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Responding to — and explaining — LDS baptisms for the dead

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor whose name was inappropriately submitted to a genealogical...

Church statement on Jewish names entered in genealogical database

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement today in response to news me...

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Mormon baptism Of Wiesenthal Kin sparks Jewish outrage

by NPR | What They're Saying About "Us" Everything Else

Two decades of anger, apologies and agreements have failed to keep the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

Therapy dog goes visiting, home teaching

by Deseret News | Lesson Helps Everything Else

I was home for the weekend to visit with my parents and sisters in September 2007. This particular Saturday...

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Mormons and Death: Childhood Pets

by The Exponent | Best of LDS Blogs

My sister and her family recently moved across the country, just a few days after their pet cat gave birth ...